Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets

Lotto rug

Christies auction ‘Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets’ will take place 26 April 2018 in London. The auction includes 70 rugs and carpets and among them antique Caucasian, Persian, Anatolian, Indian and Chinese rugs and carpets. The highlights include several 17th century pieces from Persia and Anatolia. Sale of lot 160-310 will start at 2 p.m. The preview in King Street will be open for the public 21-25 April. The catalogue can be found online at Location and more information: Christies, 8 King Street, St. James’s, London.

Vienna Symposium Rug Auction

Lot 25. Senneh 7ft. 10in. x 5ft. 0in. Persia, mid 19th century. Estimate: € 4500 - 6500

Austria Auction Company will hold an auction ‘Vienna Symposium Rug Auction’  7 April 2018 to coinside with the symposium ‘The Handmade Rug in the 21. Century’ 5-7 April 2018 organized by Oritop. The Handmade Rug in the 21. Century The symposium ‘The Handmade Rug in the 21. Century’  will take place at Palais Breuner in Vienna. The presentation of the book ‘The Handmade Carpet – a comprehensive guide to contemporary rugs’ by Fritz Langauer and Ernst A. Swietly will take place 5 April followed by lectures by leading carpet experts 6-7 April. Among lecturers are Alix G. … Read more

Poppmeier Collection of early Anatolian kilims at Rippon Boswell

17-18th century Karapinar Kilim

The Poppmeier Collection including very early and rare Anatolian kilims will be on sale at Rippon Boswell in Wiesbaden 10 March 2018 at 3 p.m. This interesting auction with 88 lots includes flatweaves and fragments from Anatolia, Persia, Caucasus and Africa. Most of the flatweaves, 55 pieces, are Anatolian kilims and some of them very early 17th century kilims. The preview is open for the public 6-9 March from 2-7 p.m. and on the day of the auction 10 March from 9 a.m. – 12 noon. One of the highlights of this auction is a 17-18th … Read more

Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries at Dorotheum

Transylvanian rug

Oriental carpets auction 28 February 2018 in Vienna Dorotheum holds their next oriental carpets auction ‘Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries’ Wednesday 28 February 2018 at 16.000 at Palais Dorotheum in Vienna. The auction includes 231 lots. The carpets on sale include The rugs and carpets on sale include a broad selection of antique and semi-antique Persian, Caucasian, Anatolian and Chinese rugs. Their preview exhibition at Palais Dorotheum will be open for the public from 22 February through 28 February. More information about the sale The catalogue for their auction ‘Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries’ can be found … Read more

Carpet sale at Bruun Rasmussen

Carpet sale in Copenhagen Bruun Rasmussen will hold their next international auction including carpet sale 28 February 2018 at their premises in Bredgade 33, Copenhagen. The preview will take place 22-26 February in Bredgade. ‘Our sale includes a broad collection of Anatolian, Persian, Turkmen and Caucasian rugs‘ says Bruun Rasmussens carpet specialist Henrik Schleppegrell to Jozan Magazine. Bruun Rasmussen holds four international auctions each year which include antique oriental rugs.   More information about the carpet sale The catalogue is online at Location and more information: Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers, Bredgade 33, DK-1260 København K. Recent … Read more

More antique rugs at Austria Auction Company

Yomut Ensi

Antique rugs on auction in Vienna Austria Auction Company is very active right now. Their auction yesterday “Fine Antique Oriental Rugs IX” 27 January 2018 including rugs from the collection of Azad and Eva Vartian is followed by another antique rugs auction “Fine Antique Oriental Rugs X” 3 February 2018 at 17.00 in Vienna. This auction includes 189 lots from european collections and among them Persian, Uzbek, Turkmen, Caucasian, Shasavan, Chinese and Anatolian rugs and carpets including tribal bags, horse covers and much more. Their preview exhibition for “Fine Antique Oriental Rugs X” at Palais Breuner … Read more