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Lot 48: AN AFSHAR RUG, SOUTHWEST PERSIA |

Rugs & Carpets

by Sotheby's

01 November 2016

London, United Kingdom

Live Auction
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  • AN AFSHAR RUG, SOUTHWEST PERSIA |
  • AN AFSHAR RUG, SOUTHWEST PERSIA |
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Description: Wool pile

Condition Report: Overall measurements: 152cm across the top, 152cm across the bottom, 197cm along left side, 192cm along right side Overall in very good condition. The lower end bows inwardly slightly (concave). Lustrous wool generally even 3mm pile overall. There is small repiled area in the boteh second row down, second from the left within the point. A tiny little repair in the centre of the boteh second row down first on the left within central red palmette motif, although this is barely visible. There is a repaired vertical split in the centre of the lower border from old fold approx. 7.5cm. Original red and blue banded flatweave with fringing at both ends. With herringbone ribbon attached across width at both ends on reverse, the top edge with small hoops attached for hanging. Some restoration to sidecords. Flexible handle and a charming and distinctive rug in extremely good condition for age.
"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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Dimensions: approximately 197 by 152cm; 6ft. 6in., 5ft.

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.

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