Carpets and Textiles from the Donald Gant Collection

Category: Auctions

Bonhams auction ‘Fine Carpets and Textiles, The Donald Gant Collection’ will be held live in New York on 18 January 2024. Previews will be held at Bonhams, New York on Friday 12 January, Tuesday 16 January, and Wednesday 17 January. The auction includes 129 lots.

Donald Gant’s love of Persian rugs began in the 1960s while working with a Manhattan decorator. He began buying handmade rugs from Iran, the Caucasus, and other tribal rugs and textiles from all over the world. His favourite rugs include images of wild animals and birds, vivid colours and symbolic representations.

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

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