Lot 135: A KASHAN 'MOHTASHAM' RUG, CENTRAL PERSIA |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Wool pile
Overall measurements: 144cm across the top, 145cm across the bottom, 212cm along left side, 212cm along right side Generally even 2mm pile overall, dense weave and good condition overall. Very minor wear down to 1mm within the central palmette. Visible abrash across width in centre as visible in photograph. Minor surface mark lower left corner and minute repair lower right corner of side border. Top end guard with fringing, not overlocked, and with some losses and repair in left corner. Original flatweave end guard lower end, overlocked (woven without fringing). Some losses lower right corner with re-overcast sidecords. A very pretty rug of lovely quality.
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Dimensions: approximately 212 by 145cm; 6ft. 11in., 4ft. 9in.
Saleroom Notice: The illustration for this lot is incorrectly numbered as lot 134 in the printed catalogue. Please note that there may be restrictions on the import of property of Iranian origin into some or all member countries of the Gulf Co-Operation Council. Any buyers planning to import property of Iranian origin into any of these countries should satisfy themselves of the relevant import regime. Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of such items into countries of the Gulf Co-Operation Council.