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A Portuguese Armorial Carpet

Tied 8th for Most Expensive Carpets 2008

 

Christie's New York June 3, 2008 Sale 2006. Rockefeller Plaza

  Portuguese Armorial 17th Century

LOT 31: A PORTUGUESE ARMORIAL CARPET

EARLY 17TH CENTURY

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000  USD


Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 

$ 80,500 USD

Back to TOP TEN Rugs and Carpets of 2008

 

MEASUREMENTS

Approximately 19 ft. 5 in. x 14 ft. 10 in. (592 cm. x 452 cm.)

 

DESCRIPTION

The center recomposed from original pieces of the carpet
 
PROPERTY FROM THE doris duke COLLECTION AND THE NEWPORT RESTORATION FOUNDATION (LOTS 31-41)
 
 
Provenance
 
Anonymous, Parke-Bernet Galleries New York, 16-17 May, 1958, lot 394.

 
 
 
Detail Center of Armorial Carpet
 
   
 
    Doris Duke Collection from Christies: Portuguese Armorial


 
 

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