10 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 3,500 - GBP 5,000
A SILK KASHAN 'MOHTASHAM' PRAYER RUG
CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
Full pile throughout, selvages frayed, ends missing knots but secured
6ft.7in. x 4ft.1in. (202cm. x 125cm.)
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The knot count is 8H x 8V per cm. sq.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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