10 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000
A SILK AND METAL-THREAD SOUF KASHAN CARPET
CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1900
Overall good condition
9ft.10in. x 6ft.6in. (299cm. x 198cm.)
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The knot count is approximately 9H x 9V per cm. sq.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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