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Lot 168: Silk Persian Heriz Carpet

Sotheby's Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets New York Galleries, October 30th, 1982

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

Anitque Silk Persian Heriz Carpet

*Sotheby's Lot 168 October 30, 1982 New York City. Sold for $93,500 including buyer's premium

Silk Heriz Carpet, Believed to be a gift from the Shah of Persia

Silk Heriz Carpet, antique Persian Carpet with female Figure in Corner Spandrel


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



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