• Oriental and European Rugs & C auction at Christies

    Sale 7752

    Oriental and European Rugs & Carpets

    8 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 113

    A SHIRVAN KELLEH

    EAST CAUCASUS, DATED AH 1321/1902-3 AD

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SHIRVAN KELLEH
    EAST CAUCASUS, DATED AH 1321/1902-3 AD
    A very few localised areas of wear, unevenly corroded brown, spots of moth damage and very minor repiling
    15ft.3in. x 6ft. (464cm. x 183cm.)


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    The inscription cartouches are poorly written. What can be translated is: "amal-e (the work of) ... its owner ... Sultan Mahmud ... the year 1321"

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