Sarah Haberkern

Rippon Boswell review

Rippon Boswell Major Spring Auction 25 May 2013

Mainly German-speaking collectors and a few international dealers attended Rippon Boswell’s major spring auction 25 May 2013. Rippon Boswell offered 257 antique rugs and textiles, of which 134 lots were sold, 87 lots were sold with reservation and 40 lots remained unsold. Despite some highlights sold for high prices 50% of the lots achieved bids below their estimates.

Nagel auction 664 Review


by Sarah Haberkern. March 22; Nagel offered 291 rugs and textiles in their Stuttgart showroom. The auction was distinctive for it’s relatively small number of lots offered. For the first time in memory only two floors were needed for the preview. Attendance at the preview was deceptively sparse but surprisingly the auction generated positive results…