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    Sale 7429

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    25 October 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 273

    A LARGE BAKSHAISH CARPET

    WEST PERSIA, DATED AH 1321/1903 AD

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE BAKSHAISH CARPET
    WEST PERSIA, DATED AH 1321/1903 AD
    Localised light wear, minute spot repairs, touches of repiling

    20ft. x 13ft.11in. (609cm. x 425cm.)


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    The signature cartouche reads; 'Gift from the Tibriz-Khana of Karbala'i Ahmad for His Excellency, the most Glorious Master Sharaf al-Dawlah, [this] was woven in Shawwal, the year AH 1321'.

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