Most Expensive Antique Rug

By | June 6, 2013

Most Expensive Antique Rug
THE CLARK SICKLE-LEAF CARPET
Early 17th century
Aprox. size is 8ft. 9 in. x 6ft. 5 in. ( 2.67 m x 1.96 m)
It was last exhibited in Washington D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art August 25, 2007 – January 6, 2008

Provenance
Bacri Frères, Paris

Estimate: 5,000,000 – 7,000,000 USD
Lot #12 Sold: 33,765,000 USD (Buyer’s Premium)

Sold on June 5th, 2013 at Sotheby’s Auction in NYC

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