ICOC 10th Washington DC 17-21 April 2003

The 10th International Conference on Oriental Carpets  will be held in Washington, DC from 17 – 21 April 2003. The conference will include an academic program, exhibitions, a carpet fair in 71 booths and both pre- and post conference tours. ICOC Chairman Murray L. Eiland, Jr., will conduct the Academic Sessions.   The conference will…

Preview Wolley & Wallis Rugs and Carpets 22 October 2002

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Lot 118 Shiraz rug 1930 Size 193×132 Estimate 180-220 GBP ©Woolley & Wallis .Lot 206 Raver Kerman 1920-30 Size 404×315 cm 7500-9000 GBP ©Woolley & Wallis Nigde Yastik rug 1900 Size 79×48 cm Estimate 150-200 GBP ©Woolley & Wallis Lot 318 Anatolian Kosak rug Dated 1939 Size 218×117 cm GBP330-350 ©Woolley & Wallis Lot 352…

Preview Sotheby’s “Carpets” 1 October 2002

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Lot 243 “TRANSYLVANIAN” PRAYER RUG, WEST ANATOLIA, approximately 1.68 by 1.40m, 17th century. Estimate 15.000-20.000 USD ©Sotheby’s Lot 248 KARACHOPT KAZAK RUG, SOUTHWEST CAUCASUS, approximately 2.23 by 1.63m. 1880. Estimate 6.000-8.000 USD ©Sotheby’s Lot 277 ERSARI BESHIR RUG, SOUTH TURKESTAN 1875, approximately 2.06 by 1.09m. Estimate 5.000-7.000 USD ©Sotheby’s   Lot 332 WEST ANATOLIAN COUPLED-COLUMN…

Selection from preview Wolley & Wallis 25 September 2002

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Lot 179 Heriz carpet, north west Persia about 1930-40, 12ft. x 8ft. 3.66m. x 2.44m. £400-500 – Small area of moth damage left edge and into field and several areas on reverse. ©Woolley & Wallis   Lot 228 Turkoman carpet, Khorasan, north east Persia about 1940-50, 8ft.8in. x 5ft.1in. 2.64m. x 1.55m. £170-200 Condition report…

Butterfields – preview auction 25 July 2002

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Rev. 6th July 2002Butterfields 25th July , 2002, Sale 7346R, 1pm PT in San Francisco & Internet. Preview Dates: San Francisco – July 19th-21th (Fri/Sat 10-5, Sun 10-12).There are 275 lots in this auction. Bakhshayesh Carpet, Northwest Persia, Late 19th Century, Size Approximately 11 feet 1 inch x 17 feet 8 inches, Estimate: $ 30,000/40,000…