• Oriental Rugs and Carpets auction at Christies

    Sale 7845

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    15 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 115

    AN ISFAHAN RUG

    SIGNED BY HOSSEIN SEIRAFIAN, CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1950

    Price Realised  

    AN ISFAHAN RUG
    SIGNED BY HOSSEIN SEIRAFIAN, CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1950
    Very finely woven, a few light stains, otherwise very good condition
    7ft.6in. x 4ft.10in. (228cm. x 147cm.)


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    The signature cartouche in Farsi reads: Baft (woven) Iran Isfahan Seirafian. Above that in red Roman capital letters is woven "Esfahan Hossin Sirafian". Hossien Seirafian was the younger brother of Muhammad Ali, Muhammad and Sadeq Seirafian.

    The approx. knot count is 12H x 12V per sq. cm.

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