10 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,125
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
A SULTANABAD CARPET
WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
Extensive repiling, corroded black, ends rewoven
13ft.10in. x 10ft.6in. (422cm. x 320cm.)
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