10 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,375
Estimate GBP 3,500 - GBP 4,500
A PICTORIAL ISFAHAN RUG
CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
Very light wear with slight corrosion in the brown, black and pale grey
7ft. x 5ft.1in. (212cm. x 155cm.)
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The knot count is 8H x 9V per cm. sq.
The inscription cartouche reads; Isfahan, Workshops of Ghulam Husayn and Samad.
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