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    Sale 7572

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    10 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 158

    A PICTORIAL KIRMAN CARPET

    BY MUHAMMAD IBN JA'FAR, SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

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    A PICTORIAL KIRMAN CARPET
    BY MUHAMMAD IBN JA'FAR, SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900
    Depicting a hundred famous people, light corrosion in the brown, overall in very good condition
    7ft.7in. x 5ft.3in. (230cm. x 160cm.)


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    It is purported that Muhammad Ibn Jaffa (1870-1910) was the father of Abul Kasim Kirmani, another highly regarded Kirmani weaver associated with some of the finest weavings. Another work by Muhammed Ibn Jaffa but woven from a different cartoon, was sold in these Rooms, 22 April, 1999, lot 51.

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