10 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
AN ISFAHAN RUG
SIGNED IRAN, ISFAHAN SEIRAFIAN, CIRCA 1940
7ft.7in. x 5ft. (231cm. x 152cm.)
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The knot count is 11H x 12V per cm. sq.
A pair of finely woven Isfahan rugs of the same cartoon were sold in these Rooms, 25 October 2007, lot 183.
VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
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