International auction including carpets in Copenhagen


Bruun Rasmussens upcoming sale no. 880 offers a selection of large decorative carpets, tapestries and several Persian work shop carpets such as Isfahan, Qum, Nain, Kashan and Kermans. ‘Over the summer we have been busy collecting rugs and carpets and it came to about 54 quality pieces that will be auctioned at our Bredgade branch 19 September 2018’ said Bruun Rasmussens carpet expert Henrik Schleppegrell to Jozan Magazine. Some of the highlights of the sale are a green field Serapi medallion carpet and a decorative open field Bakshaish carpet. Location and more information: Bruun Rasmussen, … Read more

Fine Antique Oriental Rugs XII at Austria Auction Company

Sunburst Eagle Kazak

Antique oriental rugs including the Theo Haeberli Collection Austria Auction Company will hold their next carpet auction “Fine Antique Oriental Rugs XII” 29 September 2018 at 4pm in Vienna. This antique oriental rugs auction includes 212 lots, and among them rugs, kilims and textiles from the Theo Haeberli collection. Their preview exhibition at Palais Breuner will be open for the public 26-28 September from 11am – 4pm and on the day of the auction 29 September from 11am – 4pm. Examples of rugs on sale Online catalogue and more information The online catalogue for “Fine Antique Oriental … Read more

Ornaments in the Harsh Style

Carpet Koroghlu. Azerbaijan. 2012. Wool, cotton. Pile, handmade. 255x204 cm. It was woven on the base of Tahir Salakhov’s painting. Sketch author: T.Bashirov

by Shirin Melikova, Director of the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum The carpet, the symbol of Azerbaijan, was and remains an important part of the nation’s cultural tradition. As in past eras, the carpet is alive and evolving, reflecting the dominant stylistic, aesthetic, and intellectual preferences of its time. Professional artists developed the design of carpets, following the main trends in art in their broadest context. The carpet contributed to the creation of the interior, not so much from the functional point of view as from the aesthetic. Adopting the prevalent artistic style of its day, the … Read more

Antique rug fairs in September and October

Serapi carpet

Some of the important annual antique rug fairs will take place in the coming months. In Europe the Sartirana Textile Show will run from 13 through 16 September 2018 and in the US the Antique Rug & Textile Show will take place 19-21 October 2018. One of the exhibitors at the Sartirana Textile Show James Cohen will also exhibit at the Antique Rug & Textile Show in San Francisco. Jozan Magazine has asked him to show a few of his rugs that will be on display. Location and more information: Sartirana Texile Show 2018, Piazza … Read more

Antique Rug & Textile Show 2018


The 10th Antique Rug & Textile Show (ARTS) will take place 19-21 October 2018 at Greenwich Inn. in San Francisco. Over the last decade ARTS has become a leading venue in the US for authentic tribal rugs and ethnographic textiles. The exhibitors include more than twenty internationally respected dealers like Alberto Levi, Ali Aydin, Anatolian Picker, Andy Lloyd, Ben Banayan, DeWitt Mallary, Fahrettin İsik, Fazli Solak, Fred Hazin, Gallery Anatolia, Hagop Manoyan, Hayko, James Cohen, Jeff Dworsky, Mohammad Zavvar, Owen Parry, Rodney McDonald, Sam Coad, Sandra Whitman, Seref Ozen, Turkish Folk Art and Ulrike Montigel. Many of … Read more

Sartirana Textile Show 13-16 September 2018

The 14th Sartirana Textile Show (STS) will take place Thursday 13 – Sunday 16 September 2018 in Sartirana Lomellina at “La Pila”, the 17th century rice mill located besides Sartirana Castle. This years international and Italian dealers and exhibitors include Anatolian Picker, Anatolian Tappeti, Arachne, Alberto Boralevi, Bertram Rugs, James Cohen, Emin Demir, Galerie Emir, Max Lerch, Marino Edoardo, Mariti Giulia, Pazyrik Carpet, Enrica Pasino, Il Portico, Seltene Orientteppich, Serkan Sari, David Sorgato, Soulmate Textile and Vadala’ Concita. The fair has been held every year since 2005 and is one of the most important fairs for tribal … Read more