15 April 2010,
Price realised GBP 51,650
GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000
A SILK AND METAL-THREAD KOUM KAPI RUG
BY ZAREH PENYAMIN, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, CIRCA 1910
Signed in the base of the lower central palmette, excellent condition
6ft. x 4ft. (183cm. x 122cm.)
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The approx. knot count is 11H x 11V per sq. cm.
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.
Anon sale in these Rooms, 15 October 1985, lot 22.
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