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Sotheby's April 10 and 11: 1981


Lot 396: Unusual Silk Heriz Fantasy Rug

September 23, 2008

Sotheby's April 10 & 11, 1981. New York, Lot 396: UNUSUAL SILK HERIZ FANTASY RUG, Persia Circa 1875, color runs. Approximately 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m.) x 4 feet 4 inches (1.32 m.) Estimate: $15,000 / 25,000 more

Lot 395: Silk Tabriz Persian Rug

September 23, 2008

Sotheby's April 10 & 11, 1981. New York, Lot 395: SILK TABRIZ RUG, Persia Last quarter 19th century, slightly dry. Approximately 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m.) x 4 feet 6 inches (1.37 m.) Estimate: $20,000 / 25,000 more

Lot 383: Silk Heriz Fable Rug

September 23, 2008

Sotheby's April 10 & 11, 1981. New York, Lot 383: SILK HERIZ FABLE RUG, Persia Last quarter 19th century. Approximately 6 feet (1.83 m.) x 4 feet 10 inches (1.47 m.) Estimate: $30,000 / 40,000 more

Lot 381: Silk Persian Kashan Rug

September 23, 2008

Sotheby's April 10 & 11, 1981. New York, Lot 381: SILK KASHAN RUG, Persia Circa 1900. Approximately 6 feet 11 inches (2.11 m.) x 4 feet 4 inches (1.32 m.) Estimate: $14,000 / 18,000

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Lot 365: Silk Persian Kashan Prayer Rug

September 23, 2008

Sotheby's April 10 & 11, 1981. New York, Lot 365: SILK KASHAN PRAYER RUG, Persia Circa 1900, small repairs. Approximately 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 m.) x 4 feet 4 inches (1.32 m.) Estimate: $12,000 / 16,000 more


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