Christies 7 June 2011

Category: Auctions

Christies will hold their auction 500 Years; Decorative Arts Europe, including Oriental Carpets 7 June 2011 in New York.

This auction includes 54 carpets, runners and rugs and some forty of these are from Persia. Most of them are workshop and decorative carpets. Christies’ catalogue is online.

Estimate 15,000 – 25,000 U.S. dollars A HERIZ CARPET NORTHWEST PERSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY Approximately 15 ft. 1 in. x 9 ft. 11 in. (460 cm. x 302 cm.)
Estimate 60,000 – 80,000 U.S. dollars A MOHTASHAM KASHAN CARPET CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1890 With a signature Approximately 13 ft. 10 in. x 13 ft. 7 in. (422 cm. x 414 cm.)
Estimate 4,000 – 6,000 U.S. dollars A KAZAK PRAYER RUG SOUTHWEST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1900 Approximately 6 ft. x 3 ft. 11 in. (183 cm. x 119 cm.)
Estimate 8,000 – 12,000 U.S. dollars A KARACHOPT KAZAK RUG SOUTH CAUCASUS, LATE 19TH CENTURY Approximately 7 ft. x 5 ft. 10 in. (213 cm. x 178 cm.)
Estimate 50,000 – 80,000 U.S. dollars A PICTORIAL LAVAR KIRMAN CARPET SOUTHEAST PERSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY Approximately 27 ft. 6in. x 22 ft. (838 cm. x 670 cm.)

Location and more information: Christies, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York

All images: Photo courtesy Christies

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