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A "Mohtashem" Kashan Carpet, Central Persia

Number 7 for Most Expensive Carpets 2008  


Sotheby's New York November 25, 2008 Sale N08503

Mohtashem Persian Kashan Carpet, Antique from Persia


LOT 191:  A 'MOHTASHEM' kashan carpet, CENTRAL PERSIA,

Estimate 80,000—120,000 USD

Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 

$ 92,500 USD

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approximately 16ft. 7in. by 11ft. 1in. (5.50 by 3.38m.)



circa 1890

remnants of original end finishes, oxidized browns, overcast sides




Detail Medallion lot 191 Mohtashem Kashan


Mohtashem Kashan Antique Carpet


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