November and December 2006 include quite a few Oriental rug specialist auctions in Europe and USA. Bonhams & Butterfields 21 November, Bukowskis 28 November 2006, Bruun Rasmussen 28 November 2006, Skinner 02 December 2006, Galerie Koller 6 December, Christies 12 December, and Sotheby’s 14 December. Take a look at the auction schedule.
The exhibition ‘Ottoman Carpets from Saxon Parishes in Transylvania’ at the Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin will go on until 7 January 2007….read more
The Autumn rug and textile auction season in Wiesbaden begins this Sunday, 12th November 2006, at 5.00pm, not in Rippon Boswellâ€™s Friedrichstrasse rooms, but at the…read more at HALI.com
Mevlana Museum in Konya is probably the most famous attraction for for tourists visiting or passing through the city. Rug collectors should also pay attention the Ethnographic Museum which includes a very large collection of antique and ancient Anatolian carpets…read more
Rippon Boswells Major Autumn auction will tale place 18 November 2006. The auction includes 212 lots. Take a look at a selected rugs from the preview….read more