3 May 2001,
Price realised GBP 22,325
GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000
A KASHAN 'MOCHTASHAM' CARPET
Central Persia, circa 1890
The brick-red field with palmettes issuing flowering and leafy vine around a central indigo lobed medallion with palmette pendants of similar design enclosing a smaller serrated medallion with pendants containing a flowerhead centrepiece, the indigo spandrels similar with palmette panels in each corner, in a shaded blue border of flowerheads issuing delicate floral sprays between brick-red and ivory floral meander stripes
13ft.5in. x 10ft.2in. (410cm. x 310cm.)
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