15 April 2010,
Price realised GBP 16,250
GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A SILK CENTRAL PERSIAN RUG
PROBABLY ISFAHAN, DATED AH 1339/1920-21 AD
Very good condition
5ft.4in. x 3ft.10in. (163cm. x 118cm.)
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The approx. knot count is 8H x 8V per sq. cm.
The upper inscription gives the name Abd al-Rahman al-ni'ma.
The lower inscription reads Shu'ar dowlat al-Iraqiyya (the emblem of the Kingdom of Iraq).
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