Austria Auction Company

Austria Auction Company's upcoming auction, Collector Rugs with No Reserve, will be held at their Palais Breuner saleroom in Vienna on the 9th March 2019. The without reserve offering comprises of 230 lots of assorted, mainly tribal, old and antique collectible oriental carpets , rugs, runners, bags and trappings, as well as flat weaves from Turkey, the Caucasus, Persia and central Asia. Most lots are in good condition. In addition to substantial consignments attributed to several anonymous Swiss, Austrian, Italian and English collections. www.orientalrugexperts.com
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European Oriental Rugs & Carpet Auctions

The Palais Dorotheum in Vienna will be holding their oriental rug and carpet auction on the 20th February 2019. One of the highlights is a Central Persian silk carpet from the first half of the 20th century. This large rug of unusual format boasts a vase and central gable motif on a light coloured ground, and is in excellent condition. Another lot is a Savonnerie from the second half of the 18th century, commissioned as a palace carpet. This museum quality carpet is in good condition, with a round filigree medallion enclosed in a lozenge on a rust ground. Another magnificent carpet is a mid 20th century Persian Meshed carpet of the finest quality from northeast Persia. Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers is holding its antique sale from 27 February to 7th March 2019 in Copenhagen. The highlights among the oriental rugs and carpets include a beautiful antique Serapi carpet, a rare Caucasian Kazak rug, a fine Persian Seirafian Isfahan hinting scene rug, a Persian Benlian Tabriz room size hunting carpet, an Ivory ground Moghan runner and a Mohtasham Kashan figural rug. www.orientalrugexperts.com
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San Francisco Tribal Rug & Textile Show

On the 7th February 2019 the San Francisco Tribal Rug & Textile show will be held at the Fort Mason Centre. The show is the premier show to see antique tribal rugs & carpets along with textiles in the US. A large selection of exhibitors both old and new will be showing a variety of wonderful objects. The London Oriental Rug warehouses have started the new year with steady trading of Persian and assorted Oriental rugs and carpets. David J.Wilkins oriental rug experts has seen an increase in the desire for stronger colours, which opens up a much larger selection to chose from. www.orientalrugexperts.com
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Domotex Oriental Rug & Carpet Trade Exhibitions

We have two of the the largest Oriental rug and carpet trade shows in the coming months. Firstly Domotex Hannover 11th-14th January 2019, as in previous years is the premier trade show for Europe and surrounding country's, and from February 28th-March 2nd 2019 Domotex Atlanta. www.orientalrugexperts.com
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Christmas Opening Hours at David J.Wilkins Oriental Rugs & Carpets London

Here at David J.Wilkins Oriental Rugs we will be open for business right up until Christmas Eve at the Staples Corner warehouse in North West London, and also by appointment between the 27th-31st Dec 2018. With a huge selection of Oriental rugs and carpets from Persia, Afghanistan, Morocco, Indian and many other handmade rug producing country's, we can find that special piece to fulfill most requirements and budgets. www.orientalrugexperts.com
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Fine Antique Oriental Rug & Carpet Auction’s

The Austria Auction Company will be holding their fine antique oriental rug sale on Saturday 15th December 2018, at the Palais Breuner saleroom Vienna. The sale includes quality Oriental rugs and carpets from the excellent collection of the late Theo Haberli. At the heart of the consignment is a comprehensive collection of 19th & 20th century Shahsavan Kilims from the Azarbayian region. One of the most notable of these is lot 33, the Torkmanchay kilim chosen by Parviz Tanavoli as the cover illustration for his 1988 book Persian Flatweaves. The Philadelphia auction house Material Culture's will be holding their, Fine Decorative & Collectible Antique Oriental Rug & Carpet sale on Monday 17th December 2018. The sale comprises of 114 lots including a fine selection of decorative antique Persian, Turkish, Indian and Chinese rugs and carpets, as well as a wide selection of collectible Oriental rugs and carpets. One of the stand out pieces of the sale is lot 48, a stunningly attractive twentieth century Zareh Penyamin Kum Kapi silk and gold brocade prayer rug from Northwest Anatolia, with the calligraphic signature mark Zareh Penyamin, estimated at $80,000-$100.000. another is the recently discovered 17th century Moghul silk velvet textile panel rug from India, estimated at $2,000-$4,000.
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50 Bales of Fine Persian Rugs & Carpets Arrive in London

We have just received 50 bales of assorted Persian rugs & carpets at the warehouse in London. why not give David J.Wilkins Oriental Rugs a call and be one of the first customers to view this amazing selection. www.orientalrugexperts.com Skinner Auctions of Marlborough US, are holding the second half of the Ronnie Newman Oriental rug collection sale. including some fine examples of the weavers art from Anatolia, Central Asia, Northwest Persian, and China.
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Oriental Rug Auction News

Stockholm's Auktionsverk is hosting an important sale of fine Art & Antiques on the 5th December 2018. Included in the sale is a rare antique Salor Turkmen trapping from a Swedish collection (lot 108). The Trapping dates from the mid 19th century, and has a Kejebe design with three medallions or gols with four opposing kejebe devices between them. After the 1850's the Salor tribe was greatly reduced in size and their weaving's almost ceased to exist. These eight pointed star medallion trappings were thought to be used much like an asmalyk in the bridal caravan. Henry's Auctions in Mutterstadt Germany are holding a Collectors Carpet sale on the 8th December 2018. The sale includes a fine selection of Tibetan rugs and carpets from a private German collection and highly decorative Oriental carpets from a private Australian collection. Highlights include a spectacular collection of Chinese rugs, a small selection of Imperial silk and metal thread rugs and Persian town rugs and carpets from famous master weavers workshops. Also some exemplary Anatolian Transylvanian rugs and a collection of Caucasian carpets and a early Turkmen rugs from a private collection.  
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The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair

The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair LARTA, a celebration of colour and design in antique rugs and carpets will again be held in Battersea Park London on the 22-27 January 2019. Bruun Rasmussen are celebrating their 70th anniversary with a major auction, over three days. Featuring a selection of exceptionally beautiful Oriental rugs and carpets. Whether your interested in decorative carpets or specialize in the more rare items, you will certainly find temptations in this sale. Persian, Caucasian and Turkish rugs and carpets are all represented, with one of the auction highlights being a classic late 16th-early 17th century Ushak  medallion carpet from Western Anatolia an outstanding example in fine condition.
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National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina is holding an exhibition of Persian Safavid carpets from the Mahan Shrine. The show runs until February 2019, and includes the rare sighting of the 17th century Persian Kerman vase technique carpet fragment, revealed to the public in February of this year. Lyon & Turnbull is holding their Five Centuries auction in Edinburgh on the 14th November 2018. It includes a selection of thirty Turkmen rugs and weaving's from a British private collection. All the major tribal groups are featured, from Balouch to Tekke. The highlights are probably a mid-19th century Tekke and Ersari main carpets, and an early 19th century Chodor piece. At Tennants Autumn Fine Art Sale on the 17th November 2018, a rare Persian silk Kashan souf rug in prayer format is the star lot. The sale will feature over 600 lots including Asian ceramics and works of art, as well as a good selection of oriental rugs and carpets.  
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