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    Sale 7616

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    10 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 98

    A PART-SILK PICTORIAL KASHAN 'MOHTASHAM' RUG

    CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    A PART-SILK PICTORIAL KASHAN 'MOHTASHAM' RUG
    CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
    Depicting the Battle of Alexander the Great, a few minute spot repairs, selvages frayed, one end re-secured along last row of knots
    6ft.8in. x 4ft.7in. (204cm. x 140cm.)


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