Bonhams Islamic spring sale including carpets

Category: Auctions

Bonhams spring sale ‘Islamic and Indian Art’ 8 April 2014 in London includes 24 carpets (lot 134-157). The auction begins at 10.30 starting with lot 1. Bonhams preview exhibition is open Friday 4, Sunday 6 and Monday 7 April.

This week in London is packed with other interesting events for the antique rug collector. The London Antique Rug and Textile Art Fair (LARTA) 3-6 April, Christies spring sale ‘Oriental Rugs & Carpets‘ 8 April and Sothebys ‘Arts of the Islamic World‘ 9 April. So Bonhams Islamic sale is yet another reason to visit London.

Lot 153W. DETAIL OF A LARGE USHAK CARPET, West Anatolia, circa 1890 946 x 444 cm. £15,000 – 20,000
Lot 149W. A BERGAMA RUG, West Anatolia, circa 1850 237 x 164 cm.; £5,000 – 7,000
Lot 147W. A LADIK PRAYER RUG, West Anatolia, circa 1800 150 x 127 cm. £3,000 – 5,000
Lot 142W. DETAIL OF AN UZBEK KILIM, Central Asia, circa 1880 380 x 143 cm. £3,000 – 5,000
Lot 137W. A KIRMAN PRAYER RUG, South East Persia, circa 1890 177 x 115 cm.; £2,000 – 3,000
Lot 135W. A BAKSHAISH CARPET, North West Persia, circa 1880 450 x 350 cm. £10,000 – 15,000

Bonhams online catalogue for this auction can be found at their website.

Location and more information: Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London

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