25 October 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 1,800 - GBP 2,400
A SILK TABRIZ PRAYER RUG
NORTH WEST PERSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Occasional minor surface marks, selvages frayed, one end missing a few knots
5ft.6in. x 4ft. (168cm. x 122cm.)
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The knot count is 8H x 8V 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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