20 December 2000
A Tabriz carpet
The ivory field with an overall design of various palmettes, serrated leaves scrolling floral vine, in an aqua-blue border of similar design
490cm. x 353cm.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Christie's charge a buyer's premium of 20% (VAT inclusive) for this lot.
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July