25 October 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,625
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
A SULTANABAD CARPET
WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1880
Large areas of wear, repiling and restoration, reduced in length, losses at both ends
18ft.4in. x 15ft. (557cm. x 457cm.)
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