20 December 2000
A fine Qum carpet
The tomato-red field with various palmettes, cloudbands and flowering vine together with animals and birds in a light blue border of similar design, between floral meander and plain stripes, small signature at one end
410cm. x 305cm.
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Specialist Joy McCall answers key questions for collectors of the glassmaker’s exquisite pieces. Illustrated with lots offered in the Lalique sale on 15 May
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