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Lot 128: A KIRMAN 'MILLEFLEURS' PRAYER RUG, SOUTHEAST PERSIA |
01 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
212cm the left hand side, 211cm the right hand side, 139cm from the top, 137cm from the bottom. Overall good condition. The pile generally even 1-2mm, with localised areas down to knotbars. There is a discolouration to the bottom right of the top left quadrant (left above vase). Both top and bottom ends are overlocked. The fringes to the ends have been cut. There are later applied loops to the reverse of the top for hanging purposes. A smart rug, the crescent moon to the top of the mihrab is a charming element.
"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 212 by 139cm; 6ft. 11in., 4ft. 7in.
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