10 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
AN ISFAHAN CARPET FRAGMENT
CENTRAL PERSIA, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
Extensively worn, repaired tears
13ft.4in. x 5ft.4in. (406cm. x 163cm.)
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This lot is offered without reserve.VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
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