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Lot 47: AN AFSHAR RUG, SOUTHWEST PERSIA |
01 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: pile, wool
120cm across the top, 125cm across the bottom, 166cm the left hand side, 163cm the right hand side Flexible handle, dense generally even 3 mm pile overall with minor oxidisation for example to the teal motif at the upper end of the medallion and to the olive green rectangles on the central axis. Small cobbled repairs , e.g.one in lower border, one in upper border, one in right hand border. Original soumac end finishes with herringbone design, upper end with vestiges of plain woven end finish, losses to fringing. Rug has wiggly bottom edge, with some losses to end finishes and and nicks. Original banded colour side cords with some minor losses on right hand side. Pretty colours.
"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 166 by 125cm; 5ft. 5in., 4ft. 1in.
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.