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Sotheby's October 30, 1982


Sotheby's New York Catalog, Fine Oriental Rugs and Persian Carpets: October 30, 1982

November 24, 2008

Sotheby's Oriental Rugs and Carpets: New York, New York, October 30, 1982. Very rare and exceptional silk rugs including Tabriz, Heriz, Turkish, and several others! more

Lot 194: Important Silk Persian Heriz Carpet

October 8, 2008

Sotheby's October 30, 1982. New York, Lot 194: IMPORTANT SILK HERIZ CARPET, Persia Third quarter 19th century. Approximately 10 feet (3.13 m.) x 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m.) Estimate: $80,000 / 100,000

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Lot 168: Silk Persian Heriz Carpet

October 8, 2008

Sotheby's October 30, 1982. New York, Lot 168: SILK HERIZ CARPET, Persia Early 19th century. Approximately 10 feet 1 inches (3.08 m.) x 7 feet 8 inches (2.34 m.) This carpet is believed to have been a gift from the Shah of Persia to Alexander I of Russia at his coronation (1801). Estimate: $100,000 / 130,000 more

Lot 167: Silk Persian Kashan Medallion Carpet

October 8, 2008

Sotheby's October 30, 1982. New York, Lot 167: Propery of a Dodge City,Kansas Collector SILK KASHAN MEDALLION CARPET, Persia Circa 1900. Approximately 10 feet 3 inches (3.13 m.) x 7 feet 8 inches (2.34 m.) Note: This carpet was acquired by its present owner at Sotheby's, New York on February 13, 1971, sale #3157, lot #70 Estimate: $35,000 / 45,000 more

Lot 103: Rare Silk Turkish Prayer Rug

October 8, 2008

Sotheby's October 30, 1982. New York, Lot 103: RARE SILK TURKISH PRAYER RUG, early 19th century. Approximately 6 feet (1.83 m.) x 4 feet 5 inches (1.35 m.) Estimate: $15,000 / 25,000

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