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Lot 151: A KASHAN SILK RUG, CENTRAL PERSIA |
01 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: silk, pile
Overall measurements: 103cm across the top, 103cm across the bottom, 158cm along left side, 154cm along right side Overall good condition. Pile 2-3mm in depth. Re-overcast sides. Lower end with original twisted warps, upper end with approximately 1cm deep flawoven end finish and knot heads mainly extant, knot tails trimmed. Ready to use.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Provenance: Reputedly to have been in the Collection of His Highness Bhupinder Singh, Maharajah of Patiala
Dimensions: approximately 158 by 103cm; 5ft. 2in., 3ft. 4in.
Saleroom Notice: 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.