8 October 2009
A SILK BIJAR RUG
WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1860
Minimal repair to selvages, otherwise very good condition throughout
6ft.3in. x 4ft.6in. (191cm. x 137cm.)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
+ 44 (0)207 389 2371
+44 (0)207 389 2370
The approximate knot count is 7H x 8V per sq. cm.
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.
Christie’s Islamic Art specialist Xavier Fournier explains all you need to know about these exquisite embroidered panels
Interior designer Robert Kime on how he came to acquire this magnificent tapestry — depicting a scene in the life of Alexander the Great — for just £7,500
Looking back on a week of auctions featuring masterworks representing some of the greatest collections assembled in the United States
Explore key British artists from the 19th century to the present day, to be offered across four sales of Modern British Art and British Impressionism this November at Christie’s London.