Christies Oriental Rugs & Carpets 23 April

Category: Auctions

Christies coming specialist antique rug and carpet sale ‘Oriental Rugs & Carpets’ will take place Tuesday 23 April 2013 at 10.30 am in King Street, London. The preview exhibition will be open for the public Friday 19 April 9 am – 4:30 pm, Saturday 20 April 12 pm – 5 pm, Sunday 21 April 11 am – 5 pm and Monday 22 April 9 am – 4:30 pm.

Christies auction includes 205 lots and their catalogue is online. This auction includes several very old Anatolian Ushaks, Lotto’s, and Transylvanian rugs and carpets. It also includes quite a few fine silk rugs and Persian pictorial carpets. The selection also includes Chinese, East Turkestan and antique Caucasian rugs.

Lot 23, a silk and metal thread Koum Kapi rug circa 1900. Size 147 x 99 cm. Estimate £18,000 – £22,000
Lot 45, a Transylvanian rug, West Anatolia 18th century. Size 157 x 132 cm. Estimate £5,000 – £7,000
Lot 66, a large Fereghan carpet West Persian circa 1880. Size 637 x 501 cm. Estimate £12,000 – £16,000
Lot 75, a Lotto carpet probably Ushak, West Anatolia second half 16th century. Size 328cm x 199 cm. Estimate £30,000 – £40,000
Lot 97, a Ningxia RKO rug, North China late Ming Dynasty first half 17th century. Size 150 x 76 cm. Estimate £20,000 – £30,000

Lot 122, an Eagle Kazak rug, South Caucasus circa 1830. Size 221 x 137 cm. Estimate £10,000 – £15,000
Lot 147, a large Medaillion Ushak carpet, West Anatolia late 17th century. Size 400 x 205 cm. Estimate £20,000 – £30,000
Lot 155, a Sewan Kazak rug, South Caucasus circa 1890. Size 262 x 164 cm. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000
Lot 171, a Central or West Anatolian rug 17th century. Size 221 x 131 cm. Estimate £25,000 – £30,000
Lot 173, a Transylvanian rug, West Anatolia mid 17th century. Size 123 x 98 cm. Estimate £25,000 – £35,000
Lot 199, a Khotan carpet, East Turkestan circa 1800. Size 364 x 194 cm. Estimate £18,000 – £25,000

Location and more information: Christies, 8 King Street, St. James’s, London



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