Arts of the Islamic World including carpets and textiles

Category: Auctions

Lot 136. A RARE PAIR OF SILK LAMPAS TROUSERS, SOGDIANA, 7TH/8TH CENTURY Estimate: 200,000 – 300,000 GBP
Lot 136. A RARE PAIR OF SILK LAMPAS TROUSERS, SOGDIANA, 7TH/8TH CENTURY Estimate: 200,000 – 300,000 GBP

Sothebys auction “Arts of the Islamic World” 3 October 2012 at 10:30 AM in London includes 288 lots. This Islamic art auction features gold, silver, ceramic lustre, manuscripts, textiles and carpets produced across the Muslim world from the ninth to the nineteenth century.

The viewing exhibition in London is open for the public Friday 28 September 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Sunday 30 September 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday 01 October 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM and Tuesday 02 October 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

The carpet, rug and textile lots, totally 23 lots in this auction, include rare Sogdian textiles and exclusive Persian, Indian and Anatolian carpets.

Among the treassures are several Sogdian silk textiles and a pair of Central Asian silk lampas trousers, lot 136, from Sogdiana attesting to the international trading culture that flourished along the Silk Road in the 7th/8th century.

Lot 134. A FINE SILK TEXTILE FRAGMENT, SOGDIANA, CENTRAL ASIA, 8TH CENTURY. Estimate: 20,000 – 30,000 GBP
Lot 134. A FINE SILK TEXTILE FRAGMENT, SOGDIANA, CENTRAL ASIA, 8TH CENTURY. Estimate: 20,000 – 30,000 GBP
Lot 137. A FINE SOGDIAN SILK LAMPAS TEXTILE FRAGMENT, CENTRAL ASIA, 8TH/9TH CENTURY Estimate: 60,000 – 80,000 GBP
Lot 137. A FINE SOGDIAN SILK LAMPAS TEXTILE FRAGMENT, CENTRAL ASIA, 8TH/9TH CENTURY Estimate: 60,000 – 80,000 GBP
Detail lot 138. A FINE SOGDIAN SILK LAMPAS TEXTILE FRAGMENT, CENTRAL ASIA, 8TH/9TH CENTURY Estimate: 15,000 – 25,000 GBP
Detail lot 138. A FINE SOGDIAN SILK LAMPAS TEXTILE FRAGMENT, CENTRAL ASIA, 8TH/9TH CENTURY Estimate: 15,000 – 25,000 GBP
Lot 277. A KUM KAPI SILK AND METAL-THREAD RUG, TURKEY Estimate: 20,000 – 30,000 GBP
Lot 277. A KUM KAPI SILK AND METAL-THREAD RUG, TURKEY Estimate: 20,000 – 30,000 GBP
Lot 281. AN AGRA CARPET, INDIA Estimate: 40,000 – 60,000 GBP
Lot 281. AN AGRA CARPET, INDIA Estimate: 40,000 – 60,000 GBP
Lot 284. A ZIEGLER MAHAL CARPET, NORTHWEST PERSIA Estimate: 5,000 – 7,000 GBP
Lot 284. A ZIEGLER MAHAL CARPET, NORTHWEST PERSIA Estimate: 5,000 – 7,000 GBP
Lot 285. A KASHAN `MOHTASHAM’ CARPET, CENTRAL PERSIA Estimate: 14,000 – 18,000 GBP
Lot 285. A KASHAN `MOHTASHAM’ CARPET, CENTRAL PERSIA Estimate: 14,000 – 18,000 GBP

Sothebys eCatalogue for “Arts of the Islamic World” is online.

Location: Sothebys, 34-35 New Bond Street, London, UK



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