3 June 2008,
Price realised USD 9,375
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A KIRMAN CARPET
Southeast Persia, Last Quarter 19th Century
Approximately 17 ft. x 10 ft. 5 in. (518 cm. x 317 cm.)
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The Doris Duke Collection, Christie's New York, 4 June 2004, lot 803.
Please note that the second lot listed at Lot 60 on page 48 of the catalogue is Lot 61.
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