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CENTRAL PERSIA, LATE 16TH CENTURY

Lot 100: AN ISFAHAN CARPET

Est: £200,000 GBP - £300,000 GBPSold:
Christie'sApril 16, 2007London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

AN ISFAHAN CARPET CENTRAL PERSIA, LATE 16TH CENTURY Localised light wear, scattered small restorations and repiling, selvages rebound, backed 24ft. x 9ft.11in. (731cm. x 300cm.)

Artist or Maker

CENTRAL PERSIA, LATE 16TH CENTURY

Exhibited

Brooklyn Museum, New York, 1996-1998

Literature

Hali , September 1996, Issue 88, pp.106-7

Provenance

Collection of Monsieur Akram Ojjeh

Notes

VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.The Bernheimer Family Collection of CarpetsThe V. and L. Benguiat Private Collection of Rare old RugsThe Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Carpets and TextilesHunt for Paradise, Court Arts of Safavid Iran, 1501-1576Die orientalischen Knüpfteppiche im MAKOriental Rugs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Auction Details

Oriental Rugs and Carpets

by
Christie's
April 16, 2007, 12:00 PM EST

8 King Street, St. James's, London, LDN, SW1Y 6QT, UK