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.)
Note: This carpet was acquired by its present owner at Sotheby's, New York on April 26, 1974, sale #3628, lot #109. At that time, it had been in the collection of its owner since 1921. It had been procured through Reinhardt Von Oettingen, Berlin and 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
SOLD: $93,500 including buyer's premium
*Sotheby's Lot 168 October 30, 1982 New York City. Sold for $93,500 including buyer's premium