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Lot 133: A KIRMAN LAVAR CARPET, SOUTHEAST PERSIA |
01 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
390cm the left, 379cm the right, 231cm the top, 247cm the bottom. Lustrous wool with flexible handle generally 2-3mm pile, down to knotbars in areas, particularly the top border. Losses to guard stripe at upper end, top end overcast partially. There is a small repair to the central upper section measuring approx 6cm. There are small areas of old moth damage, see below the top right corner in the border for an example. Some further scattered small repairs in field and border. Some oxidisation in the taupe browns, later side cords. An elaborate and smart example of a classic early Kirman Lavar.
"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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Dimensions: approximately 390 by 247cm; 12ft. 10in., 8ft. 1in.
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