Rippon Boswell’s coming Major Spring Auction with antique rugs and textiles will take place Saturday 31 May 2014 at 15.00 in Wiesbaden. This special carpet auction looks very promising and includes 243 antique rugs, carpets and textiles. Among the offers are excellent Persian, Caucasian, Anatolian, Chinese and Turkmen rugs and carpets together with tribal bags, kilims, suzanis and other textiles. Rippon Boswell’s viewing exhibition is open for the public Wednesday 28 May through Friday 30 May 2014, daily from 14.00 until 19.00 and on the day of the auction Saturday 31 May from 9.00 until noon.
A couple of rugs on sale, among them lot 227, a Yomut Mafrash, are from the former Robert Pinner Collection, sold at Rippon Boswell in 2004. One of the top lots in this auction is a rare Bokhara Saf Fragment, lot 96, with an estimate of 65,000 €.
Rippon Boswell’s online catalogue has just been released and can be found at their website.