10 April 2008
A SHIRVAN RUNNER
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
Light corrosion in black, otherwise excellent condition
15ft.4in. x 3ft. (466cm. x 92cm.)
Sold Sotheby's London, 16 October 1996, lot 47
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