9 October 2006
A KIRMAN RUG
SOUTH EAST PERSIA, DATED AH 1276/1859-60 AD
Signed, 'The work of the well-known master Husayn Kirmani, the year AH 1276/1859-60 AD, full pile throughout, corroded black, ends secured
7ft.2in. x 4ft.4in. (218cm. x 132cm.)
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A rug of very similar design was sold at Christie's, The Property of The Estate of The 2nd Viscount Camrose, Hackwood Park, 22 April, 1998, lot 1087. That rug was dated three years later, AH 1279.
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