Austria Auction Company sold carpets for € 760.158

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Austria Auction Company’s recent carpet auction 15 March 2014 in Vienna went well with a total sale of € 760.158 including buyers premium. Circa 70 % of the 236 carpet lots were sold.

The top lot of this auction, a circa 1800 Yomut main carpet, lot 124, achieved a hammer price of € 45,000 compared with it’s estimate € 50,000 – 70,000. Other lots which achieved bids over € 20,000 where lot 169, a 18th century Azerbaidjan carpet with a hammer price of € 34,000, and lot 29, a circa 1700 Lotto rug which achieved a hammer price of € 24,000. The Azerbaidjan carpet and the Lotto rug were sold for prices above their estimates.

Lot 124, a Yomut main carpet 9ft. 2in. x 5ft. 3in. Turkmenistan circa 1800. Estimate € 50,000 – 70,000 and hammer price € 45,000
Lot 124, a Yomut main carpet 9ft. 2in. x 5ft. 3in. Turkmenistan circa 1800. Estimate € 50,000 – 70,000 and hammer price € 45,000
Lot 169, an Azerbaidjan carpet 8ft. 6in. x 7ft. Azerbaidjan 18th century. Estimate € 15,000 – 20,000 and hammer price € 34,000
Lot 169, an Azerbaidjan carpet 8ft. 6in. x 7ft. Azerbaidjan 18th century. Estimate € 15,000 – 20,000 and hammer price € 34,000
Lot 29, a Lotto rug 5ft. 7in. x 3ft. 10in. Turkey circa 1700. Estimate € 12,000 – 15,000 and hammer price € 24,000
Lot 29, a Lotto rug 5ft. 7in. x 3ft. 10in. Turkey circa 1700. Estimate € 12,000 – 15,000 and hammer price € 24,000

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