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

ICOC Tour ‘Carpets and Collections of the Alpine Area’ in September 2019

The Austrian Society for Textile Art Research has just announced an ICOC Tour “Carpets and Collections of the Alpine Area” from 8 September through 14 September 2019. ‘The participants will visit museums and private collections in the Alpine areas of Bavaria, Austria, and Northern Italy. Not only will there be a wide range of rare ethnological, liturgical and historical local textiles to be discovered, but also an array of carefully selected classical carpets will be on display’ says Peter Bichler to Jozan Magazine. The tour includes visits at: Museum Fuenf Kontinente, Munich (Ethnological Museum) Hofburg (Royal … Read more

Dorotheum to sell the Adil Besim Collection

Selendi Bird Ushak

Dorotheum will hold an auction 19 June 2018 at 5 pm of the collection of Adil Besim. The Adil Besim Collection includes a series of old and antique knotted carpets and textiles, a total of approximately 150 rare items, collected since 1946, by the company’s founder Adil and his son Ferdi Besim. The auction preview will take place from 13 June 2018. The auction’s highlight will be lot 58, a 16th/17th century Selendi bird-design ushak measuring 336 x 200 cm with a starting bid of 500,000. Among other very old carpets is lot 69, a … Read more

Fine Antique Oriental Rugs XI in Vienna

Daghestan prayer rug

Fine antique oriental rugs on sale in Vienna Austria Auction Company will hold their next carpet auction “Fine Antique Oriental Rugs XI” 18 June 2018 at 17.00 in Vienna. This antique oriental rugs auction includes 103 lots, and among them antique Anatolian, Causcasian and Persian rugs. Their preview exhibition at Palais Breuner will be open for the public 14-16 June from 11.00 – 17.00 and on the day of the auction 18 June from 11.00 – 17.00. Examples of rugs on sale Online catalogue and more information The online catalogue for “Fine Antique Oriental Rugs XI” has … Read more

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