Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets

Category: Auctions

Christies live auction ‘Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets’ 28 October 2021 at 11 am. in London includes 97 carpet lots, and among them some very old Anatolian, Cairene and Syrian rugs and carpets. The viewing exhibition in King Street is open for the public 23-24 October 12pm-5pm, 25-26 October 9am-5pm and 27 October 9am-8pm.

Among the highlights of this auction is lot 122, a 16th century ‘Compartment’ rug, probably from Damascus, Syria, lot 129, a late 16th century double-niche medallion Ushak and lot 124, a mid 16th century Cairene rug fragment.

Lot 122. A ‘COMPARTMENT’ RUG, PROBABLY DAMASCUS, SYRIA, 16TH CENTURY. Estimate GBP 40,000 – GBP 60,000
Lot 192. A ‘LOTTO‘, PROBABLY USHAK, WEST ANATOLIA, LATE 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY. Estimate GBP 25,000 – GBP 35,000
Lot 129. A DOUBLE-NICHE MEDALLION USHAK, WEST ANATOLIA, LATE 16TH CENTURY. Estimate GBP 35,000 – GBP 55,000
Lot 128. A STAR USHAK RUG, WEST ANATOLIA, LATE 16TH CENTURY. Estimate GBP 15,000 – GBP 20,000
Lot 124. A CAIRENE FRAGMENT, PROBABLY CAIRO, EGYPT, MID-16TH CENTURY. Estimate GBP 40,000 – GBP 60,000

Christies catalogue can be found online at www.christies.com.

Location and more information: Christies, 8 King Street, London.


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