Report from LARTA 2018

LARTA 2018

LARTA 2018 was a success The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair 2018 – LARTA 2018 – took place 23-28 January at Battersea Evolution and was a success. Nearly all dealers were very pleased with their week on all fronts: satisfactory business with private, interior design and trade clients, and many new potential customers to follow-up with. Trade buyers flew in from all quarters of the globe, with well-known names in the carpet and textile world present such as Armand Deroyan from Paris, Max Lerch from Munich and Noah Balour from California. A continuing trend is for rugs … Read more


Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries at Dorotheum

Transylvanian rug

Oriental carpets auction 28 February 2018 in Vienna Dorotheum holds their next oriental carpets auction ‘Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries’ Wednesday 28 February 2018 at 16.000 at Palais Dorotheum in Vienna. The auction includes 231 lots. The carpets on sale include The rugs and carpets on sale include a broad selection of antique and semi-antique Persian, Caucasian, Anatolian and Chinese rugs. Their preview exhibition at Palais Dorotheum will be open for the public from 22 February through 28 February. More information about the sale The catalogue for their auction ‘Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries’ can be found … Read more


Carpet sale at Bruun Rasmussen

Carpet sale in Copenhagen Bruun Rasmussen will hold their next international auction including carpet sale 28 February 2018 at their premises in Bredgade 33, Copenhagen. The preview will take place 22-26 February in Bredgade. ‘Our sale includes a broad collection of Anatolian, Persian, Turkmen and Caucasian rugs’ says Bruun Rasmussens carpet specialist Henrik Schleppegrell to Jozan Magazine. Bruun Rasmussen holds four international auctions each year which include antique oriental rugs.   More information about the carpet sale The catalogue is online at bruun-rasmussen.dk. Location and more information: Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers, Bredgade 33, DK-1260 København K. Recent … Read more


Honours to carpet retailers

Carpet XL honours exemplary carpet retailers at Domotex, 14 January 2018 Which specialist carpet retailers and departments set good examples in the market? Who is especially courageous, creative and successful? At Domotex 2018 in Hanover, the world’s largest trade fair for floorcoverings, Carpet XL honoured exemplary achievements and concepts with the Carpet XL Star. Carpet XL, the international trade magazine for carpets, invited retailers to apply for the award in the summer of 2017, and applications were sent in from all over the world and from different trade company types. Prizes were awarded in six … Read more


More antique rugs at Austria Auction Company

Yomut Ensi

Antique rugs on auction in Vienna Austria Auction Company is very active right now. Their auction yesterday “Fine Antique Oriental Rugs IX” 27 January 2018 including rugs from the collection of Azad and Eva Vartian is followed by another antique rugs auction “Fine Antique Oriental Rugs X” 3 February 2018 at 17.00 in Vienna. This auction includes 189 lots from european collections and among them Persian, Uzbek, Turkmen, Caucasian, Shasavan, Chinese and Anatolian rugs and carpets including tribal bags, horse covers and much more. Their preview exhibition for “Fine Antique Oriental Rugs X” at Palais Breuner … Read more


Fine Antique Oriental Rugs IX in Vienna

Kashan souf

Antique oriental rugs on sale in Vienna Austria Auction Company will hold their next carpet auction “Fine Antique Oriental Rugs IX” 27 January 2018 in Vienna. This antique oriental rugs auction includes some sixty rugs from the private collection of Azad and Eva Vartian. The collection includes mostly antique and semi-antique Persian rugs and a large selection of antique and semi-antique Persian, Anatolian and Khotan silk rugs. The highlight of the auction is lot 61, a signed Kashan Souf from a private Austrian collection. Their preview exhibition at Palais Breuner will be open for the public … Read more