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Lot 24: AN AKSTAFA PRAYER RUG, EAST CAUCASUS |
01 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
83cm across the top, 92cm across the bottom, 182cm from the left, 183cm from the right. Slightly tapering. Pile varies from 2mm to knotheads, notably in top section of field. Both ends with rewoven outermost guard stripes, flatweave and trimmed fringes, sidecords in good condition. A charming rug, especially with the diminutive mihrab in top section.
"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 183 by 92cm; 6ft., 3ft.