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An Isfahan Carpet, Central Persia First Quarter 17th Century

Number 5 for Most Expensive Carpets 2008    

 

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

Doris Duke Isfahan Circa 17th Century

 

LOT 39:  AN isfahan carpet

CENTRAL PERSIA, FIRST QUARTER 17TH CENTURY

Estimate $120,000 - $180,000 USD


Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 

$ 116,500 USD

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MEASUREMENTS

Approximately 16 ft. 1 in. x 6 ft. 11 in. (490 cm. x 211 cm.)

 

DESCRIPTION

West Anatolia, Circa 1600
 
 
Pre-Lot Text
 
PROPERTY FROM THE doris duke COLLECTION AND THE NEWPORT RESTORATION FOUNDATION (LOTS 31-41) 
 
Provenance
 
Originally purchased by James B. Duke, possibly for his house on Fifth Avenue. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Detail of Very Old Isfahan

 
 

 
Isfahan with Cloudbands 

 

More Details on this Isfahan From Christie's 

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