9 October 2006
A SILK KASHAN 'MOHTASHAM' RUG
CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
A SILK KASHAN 'MOHTASHAM' RUG CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1890 Minor spots of light wear, fringes added, overall good condition 6ft.9in. x 4ft.6in. (206cm. x 137cm.)
6ft.9in. x 4ft.6in. (206cm. x 137cm.)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The knot count is 7H x 8V per cm. sq.
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
Highlights from the Brooklyn-born philanthropists’ collection of Asian art — coming to Christie’s New York in 2019
This English figure of Christ — one of only two of its type known to have survived the nine centuries since it was cast — was previously thought to have been French