Antique rug, carpet & textile auctions in June 2012

Category: Auctions

Quite a few major auctioneers have held their spring auctions with antique carpets and textiles in May – so what is left for June 2012.

Auktionshaus Dr. Hüll will hold their auction “Old and Antique Rugs” 1 June 2012 in Cologne. This auction includes 75 lots and many of the lots on sale are tribal bags and bag faces.

Auktionshaus Dr. Hüll lot 8, a Qashai bag 65 x 67 cm.
Auktionshaus Dr. Hüll lot 8, a Qashai bag 65 x 67 cm.

Christies auction “500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe including Oriental Carpets” takes place 7 June in New York. This auction includes 74 rugs and carpets and quite a few of the carpets are high priced antique decorative Persian carpets.

Christies lot 208, a 19th century Sultanabad carpet
Christies lot 208, a 19th century Sultanabad carpet

Bruun Rasmussens International Auction including carpets will take place 7 June 2012 in Copenhagen. This auction includes 36 carpet lots with a focus on formal Persian carpets and silk carpets.

Bukowskis lot 257, a semi-antique Heriz 383 x 289cm
Bukowskis lot 257, a semi-antique Heriz 383 x 289cm

Bukowskis “Classic Spring Sale including carpets” takes place 12 June 2012 in Stockholm. This auction includes 102 rug, carpet and textile lots and most of them are semi-antique Persian rugs.

Bonhams auctions “Period Art & Design” 17 June 2012 in Los Angeles and “Period Design” 19 June 2012 in London will both include carpet lots.

Koller lot 1431, an antique Feraghan 133 x 202 cm
Koller lot 1431, an antique Feraghan 133 x 202 cm

Koller’s next auction “Carpets” with Oriental rugs and carpets takes place 21 June 2012 in Zurich. This auction includes old and antique Persian, Anatolian, Caucasian and Chinese rugs.

Find more information about specialist rug & carpet auctions in the Rug Calendar



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