A KASHAN 'MOCHTASHAM' CARPET
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A KASHAN 'MOCHTASHAM' CARPET

CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1880

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A KASHAN 'MOCHTASHAM' CARPET
Central Persia, circa 1880
The field divided into polychrome panels containing stylised floral sprays, in an ivory border with palmette panels enclosing flowerheads issuing angular leafy vine between floral and boteh meander and reciprocal skittle-pattern stripes, minute wear
9ft.6in. x 7ft.3in. (289cm. x 221cm.)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

The inscription cartouche translates: "Commissioned by Hajji Muhammad Hasan (?) Aqa, the Kashani merchant".

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