Sotheby’s London

Arts of the Islamic World and India sale will be held at Sotheby's auction house London on Wednesday 1st April 2020. The sale includes 70 lots of oriental rugs and carpets, mostly from two private collections. included in the sale are many rare examples, one such piece that stands out is a fragment from a well known Turkish Ushak multi tiered saf carpet, lot 253, also a beautiful Persian Khorasan carpet fragment, lot 282. other pieces that should be highlighted are lot 316 a green ground silk Yarkand carpet, a superb early Shahrisyabz susani lot 280, an Anatolian rug lot 263, and finally a beautiful Kashgar carpet lot 322.
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sotheby’s London

Dorotheum Oriental Carpets, Rugs,Textiles & Tapestries Auction

Dorotheum auction house will be holding there Oriental carpet, rug, textile and tapestries auction on Wednesday 25th March 2020 at their Vienna saleroom. The auction comprises of 230 lots of rare and high quality pieces, including an unusual Persian Malayer carpet, and a well preserved and rare pictorial Persian Shiraz carpet with silk inlay. other highlights include a beautiful Persian Bakhshaish carpet, which depicts trees of life on an indigo ground, a lovely Suzani, an ivory ground Turkish Ushak rug, and a bold Persian Serapi carpet, and a good looking Persian Mahal rug. Two sales are to be held in Zurich, firstly Schuler Auctions which has its Oriental Rugs and Carpets sale on Wednesday 25th March 2020. The auction will offer a diversity of special rugs and carpets, some of the stand out pieces are a Agra carpet, measuring over 9 meters long, an Istanbul carpet and an antique Persian silk Heriz rug. In addition to the typical room size carpets, several modern and old Kilims will also be up for auction. Koller's next sale of Oriental Carpets will be held at their Zurich saleroom on Thursday 26th March 2020. It comprises of 69 lots including many collectors items as well as decorative carpets. One of the highlights is a 18th century Spanish Cuenca carpet, with stylized plant and animal motifs on a blue and beige ground.
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dorotheum Oriental Carpets, Rugs,Textiles & Tapestries Auction

Austria Auction Company’s Collector Rugs and Carpet Sale

The Austria Auction Company will be holding there collector rugs and carpet sale on 28th February 2020, at there saleroom in Vienna. The auction comprises of 136 lots of antique and old Persian and oriental rugs and carpets including flat weaves. The oldest rug in the sale is an Anatolian Ushak prayer rug, date-able to circa 1800 (lot 46), From the 1970s there is a group of Persian silk Qum rugs, also Kashmiri, Hereke, and Kayseri rugs and carpets. The sale also has a selection of Caucasian, Turkmen and Persian rugs and carpets, as well as bags and trappings. One of the better pieces is a late 19th century Caucasian Chelaberd, Eagle Kazak rug (lot 37).
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Austria Auction Company’s Collector Rugs and Carpet Sale

Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers

Bruun Rasmussen auctions will be holding there two part Spring oriental rug and carpet auction on the 26th February 2020. The sale will offer a selection of antique and decorative rugs and carpets, the highlight being a beautiful room size Persian Heriz carpet with a weeping willow and cypress design. in addition to the oriental rugs and carpets, the auction includes a selection of Swedish vintage textiles by Marta Maas-Fjetterstrom and other well known designers.
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers

Material Culture’s Fine Decorative and Collectible Antique Oriental Rugs & Carpets

Material Culture's auction of Fine Decorative and Collectible Antique Oriental Rugs and Carpets, will be held in Philadelphia on Monday 24th February 2020. a selection of 235 lots of Persian, Turkish, Caucasian, Chinese and Indian rugs and carpets, along with Kilims and trappings. Highlights among the many decorative room size carpets include a very beautiful palace size Persian Feraghan Sarouk carpet circa 1890, estimated at $30,000-$40,000. A particularly nice silk Persian Heriz rug, estimated at $15,000-$20,000, and lot 95 an outstandingly fine Shirinian silk rug estimated at $15,000-$20,000. Also a 19th century Caucasian Eagle Kazak rug bearing an Armenian inscription and a date of 1857, estimated at $5,000-$7,000.
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Material Culture’s Fine Decorative and Collectible Antique Oriental Rugs & Carpets

Oriental Rug and Textile Society (ORTS)

The second lecture in the Oriental rug and textile society (ORTS) Spring program takes place at The University Woman's Club, 2 Audley Square, Mayfair, London on Wednesday 19th February 2020 at 7:00 pm. Contributing Editor to Hali magazine, Markus Voigt will present on the topic of Carpets from the Tarim Basin and Tibet. At a casual glance Tibetan rugs and carpets might be mistaken for those from Xinjiang (Eastern Turkestan). This talk will examine how two neighbouring but very disparate cultures came to have commercial crossover.
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Oriental Rug and Textile Society (ORTS)

Austrian Auction Company Collectors Rug Sale

One of the first major oriental rug and carpet sales of 2020 is being held by the Austrian Auction Company, arguably the world's most prolific oriental rug and carpet auctioneers. The Collectors Rug & Carpet-No reserve III auction takes place on 25th January at the firm's Vienna rooms. The sale has 278 lots with a diverse selection of antique oriental rugs and Persian carpets. There is a special focus on Turkmen and Persian tribal rugs, and a good selection of Anatolian kilims, all areas that were successful in the last auction. Three rugs that standout from the crowd for their quality and rarity, are lot 30 a Marasali prayer rug, lot 45 a Kagizman rug and lot 163 a Yomut carpet. The Marasali prayer rug (est: 2,000-3,000 Euros) is unusal for its yellow ground which carries a nicely spaced lattice. The Kagizman rug (est: 2,500-3,500 Euros) is a member of a distinct and refined group of weaving's from the far east of Anatolia that have the deep rust red and deep blue/green associated with the Kars district. The Yomut carpet (est: 3,000-4,000 Euros) is in very good condition and is a particularly fine example of its kind.
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Austrian Auction Company Collectors Rug Sale

The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair

The London antique rug & textile art fair (LARTA), will be a celebration of colour and design in antique rugs, carpets and textiles from 21-26 January 2020. Join the many exhibitors showing there collections at Battersea Park London. The Oriental Rug and Textile Society (ORTS), had decided to move their meetings across Mayfair from Piccadilly to the University Woman's Club in South Audley Square, just behind the Dorchester Hotel. From January 2020 at 7:00pm, ORTS will be pleased to welcome members and guests to their new venue for winter lecture series.
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair

Domotex 2020 Oriental Rug & Carpet Exhibition

Domotex 2020 the international flooring trade show will open in Hannover Germany from 10-13 January. As with previous years Domotex attracts a large number of handmade rug and carpet producers and dealers, and this year halls 2,3,4 & 9 have been selected to house the handmade Persian and Oriental rugs and carpets exhibitors. Taking into account all of the exhibitors at Domotex, there are 1400 Exhibitions from 60 nations, so there should be plenty of new products to consider.  
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Domotex 2020 Oriental Rug & Carpet Exhibition

Henry’s Auction House Collectors Rugs and Carpets Sale

Henry's Auction House will be holding there collectors rugs and carpets auction at there saleroom in Mutterstadt, on 14th December 2019. The sale will comprise of 380 lots with oriental rugs and carpets from Persia, Anatolia, the Caucasus, China, Tibet and Turkmenistan. The sale includes a high quality selection of Caucasian rugs from an important private collection, as well as fine Tibetan and Chinese rugs and carpets from the collection of Dr Koos de Jong, including three inscribed silk and metal thread imperial Chinese rugs from the Forbidden City (one of them made for the Emperor Daoguang), a 17th century Transylvanian prayer rug, and a small selection of early Turkmen carpets. Also a selection of fine and decorative Persian tribal and town rugs and carpets.
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Henry’s Auction House Collectors Rugs and Carpets Sale