Rugs and Carpets At Bruun Rasmussen Copenhagen

The upcoming international auction at Bruun Rasmussen, 19th September and 27th September 2018, includes a fine variety of more than 70 oriental rugs and carpets, European tapestries and modern design rugs. Among the highlights are a stunning 19th century North West Persian Bakshaish (estimate ¬£28,000), a highly decorative Brussels tapestry, a large Royal Mashed niche design carpet and a classic 19th century Caucasian Kazak Karachop rug. The modern rug section offers a selection of Swedish flat weave rugs designed by famous artists such as Marta Maas-Fjetterstom, Irma Kronlund, Karl Dangel and others. The first major exhibition to explore the material culture of the Armenian people in a global context, spanning fourteen centuries, Armenia! opens at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York on 22nd September 2018. Rare textiles such as a 17th century New Julfa alter frontal from Holy Etchmiadzin, are found among illustrated manuscripts, liturgical furnishings, cross stones and gilded reliquaries. Many exhibits are from Armenian collections and have not travelled before. Austria Auction Company are holding their Fine Antique Oriental Rugs XII sale, at Palais Breuner in Vienna on 29th September 2018. It comprises of 212 lots of collectible rugs and carpets, all offered at very accessible starting prices, which do not reflect the high quality of the lots. Around a third of the rugs have been consigned by the estate of the respected Swiss collector Theo Haeberli, including a number of pieces of known provenance for which significant prices have previously been paid, either privately or at auction. The Haeberli consignment includes a three medallion Khotan rug circa 1800 (lot 68), a very unusual and elaborate early 20th century large west Anatolian Smyrna carpet (lot 210), and many other interesting pieces. Here in London The Oriental rug and carpet trade is seeing a marked increase in trade after the hot summer. and at David J.Wilkins Oriental rug experts the importance is to continue to provide an expert¬† service to all its clients, what ever their budget. www.orientalrugexperts.com    
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