A Passion for Collecting: The Rugs and Carpets of a Connoisseur

Category: Auctions

Sothebys will hold a special sale “A Passion for Collecting: The Rugs and Carpets of a Connoisseur” 27 November 2019 at 3 pm in London. The preview is open for the public 22-26 November .

The sale includes a collection of 116 rugs and carpets, including rare collectors’ pieces, from the 16th to 19th centuries, decorative carpets from the 19th and 20th centuries, and tribal and village rugs, representing all the major weaving areas. The collection is assembled by a connoisseur with a life-long interest in carpets.

South Caucasian rug with Chelaberd medallion.
Lot 8. A South Caucasian rug with Chelaberd medallion. Late 18th/early 19th century. Size 183 by 147cm. Estimate 20.000 – 30.000 GBP
Eagle-gul group I carpet
Lot 22. An Eagle-gul group I carpet, Southwest Turkestan 17th/18th century with silk wefts. Size 224 by 172 cm. Estimate 40.000 – 60.000 GBP
Khamseh rug, Southwest Persia circa 1880
Lot 20 Khamseh rug, Southwest Persia circa 1880. Size 193 by 134cm. Estimate 2.000 – 3.000 GBP
Cannakale rug, West Anatolia
Lot 15. Cannakale rug, West Anatolia circa 1850. Size 192 by 172cm. Estimate 2.000 – 3.000 GBP

Sothebys catalogue has been published online and can be found at www.sothebys.com.

Location and more information: Sothebys, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA UK

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