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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 226

    A SHIRVAN PRAYER RUG

    DATED AH 1295/1876 AD, EAST CAUCASUS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SHIRVAN PRAYER RUG
    DATED AH 1295/1876 AD, EAST CAUCASUS
    The pale yellow field scattered with minor motifs and large stylised floral medallions with animals around an indented panel with angled mihrab, containing large octagons with hooked motifs, in a pale blue mock-kufic border between carnation spray stripes, even wear, minor repiling, corroded black
    5 ft. x 4 ft. (152 cm. x 122 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Peter Hinwood, October 1975.