10 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 11,875
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000
AN ISFAHAN CARPET
CENTRAL PERSIA, 17TH CENTURY
Overall wear, extensive repair and repiling, reduced in length, both ends rewoven
15ft.11in. x 6ft.11in. (485cm. x 211cm.)
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