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Most Expensive Carpets 2008


     
 

A Tabriz Carpet, Northwest Persia

December 15, 2008

Sotheby's New York June 11, 2008 Sale N08456 LOT 180: PROPERTY FROM THE MARKARIAN FOUNDATION, CINCINNATI, OHIO A TABRIZ CARPET, NORTHWEST PERSIA, Estimate 40,000—60,000 USD

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A Ziegler Mahal Carpet, Central Persia

December 15, 2008

Sotheby's New York June 11, 2008 Sale N08456 LOT 174: PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF PETER TERIAN A ZIEGLER MAHAL CARPET, CENTRAL PERSIA, Estimate 80,000—120,000 USD

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A Sarouk Fereghan Carpet, North Persia

December 15, 2008

LOT 291: A 'MOHTASHEM' KASHAN CARPET, CENTRAL PERSIA, Estimate 60,000—80,000 USD

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A "Mohtashem" Kashan Carpet, Central Persia

December 15, 2008

Lot 191: Sotheby's New York November 25, 2008 Sale N08503 LOT 191 A 'MOHTASHEM' KASHAN CARPET, CENTRAL PERSIA, Estimate: 80,000—120,000 USD

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Sky Blue Ziegler Mahal Made a Strong Impression at Sotheby's!

December 4, 2008

Session II centerfold featured Carpet: Ziegler Mahal Carpet, Lot 367 of Sotheby's Sale November 25, 2008 caught some serious attention!

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