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 rug and lot 124, a mid 16th century Cairene rug fragment.
Christies catalogue can be found online at www.christies.com.
Location and more information: Christies, 8 King Street, London.