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    Sale 12187

    Opulence

    10 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 189

    AN UNUSUAL SMALL TABRIZ MEDALLION RUG FRAGMENT

    NORTHWEST PERSIA, FIRST HALF 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN UNUSUAL SMALL TABRIZ MEDALLION RUG FRAGMENT
    NORTHWEST PERSIA, FIRST HALF 16TH CENTURY
    Mounted on a linen-covered stretcher
    Approximately 4 ft. 1 in. x 2 ft. 5 in. (124 cm. x 74 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Private Collector, Italy.
    The Wher Collection; Christie's London, 3 May 2001, lot 81.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NORTH AMERICAN COLLECTOR