Bonhams – Antique and Vintage Carpet Collection by Nazmiyal

Category: Auctions

A special carpet auction will take place in New York 4 April 2016 at 13:00 EDT where Bonhams will sell rare and decorative carpets from Nazmiyal’s coveted collection.

The sale will include early rugs such as a 17th century Persian vase carpet, a 16th century Cairene, an Early Mughal rug, and will also feature carpets by designers such as Josef Hoffmann, Emile Ruhlmann, Leleu and Gavin Morton. One of the highlights of this sale will undoubtedly be a rug that was personally owned by Sigmund Freud. Rounding out this collection are the vintage Moroccan rugs, mid century modern Swedish carpets from Marta Mass Fjetterstrom, as well as Pop Art Tapestry rugs by Roy Lichtenstein.

Lot 1150, A ZEIGLER SULTANABAD CARPET FROM THE ESTATE OF SIGMUND FREUD. Central Persia size approximately 12ft. 9in. x 16ft. 7in. US$ 80,000 – 120,000
Lot 1120. A KERMAN VASE CARPET. Southeast Persia size approximately 11ft. 5in. x 20ft. 2in. US$ 300,000 – 500,000
Lot 1151. AN OTTOMAN CAIRENE LONG CARPET. Cairo, Egypt size approximately 11ft. 9in. x 21ft. 6in. US$ 100,000 – 200,000

The preview will be open for the public Thursday 31 March through Sunday 3 April, 12:00 – 17:00 EDT. The auction catalogue can be found online at

Location and more information: Bonhams, 580 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10022


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