Christies next specialist carpet sale ‘Oriental Rugs & Carpets’ will take place Tuesday 7 October 2014 at Christie’s Saleroom 8 King Street, St. James’s, London. Viewing times will be 3 October, 9am – 4:30pm, 4 October, 12pm – 5pm, 5 October, 12pm – 5pm, and 6 October, 9am – 4:30pm. The auction of the 131 carpet lots starts at 11:00am.
Christies carpet auction includes exclusive antique
, Persian , Anatolian , Turkmen and Chinese and carpets. Caucasian rugs Lot 4, a Sarkoy kilim prayer rug, West Anatolia late 19th century. Size 6ft.10in. x 4ft.2in. (208cm. x 127cm.) Estimate £5,000 – £7,000 Lot 67, an main carpet East Turkmenistan circa 1870. Size 9ft.8in. x 7ft.10in. (294cm. x 237cm.) £8,000 – £12,000 Ersari Lot 61, a prayer rug, Middle Amu Darya region mid 19th century. Size 5ft.2in. x 2ft.9in. (157cm. x 84cm.) £7,000 – £10,000 Beshir Lot 57, a South Caucasus circa 1880. Size 6ft.5in. x 5ft.7in. (196cm. x 170cm.) Estimate £14,000 – £18,000 Kazak rug Lot 56, a rug, South Caucasus late 18th – early 19th century. Size 6ft. x 4ft.10in. (183cm. x 147cm.) Estimate £20,000 – £25,000 Chelaberd Lot 39, a rug, West Persia circa 1880. Size 6ft.8in. x 4ft.5in. (202cm. x 133cm.) £5,000 – £7,000 Senneh Lot 18, a , Kurdish rug district circa 1900. Size 8ft.4in. x 5ft.8in. (254cm. x 173cm.) £5,000 – £7,000 Veramin Lot 11, a late 19th century silk embroidered Turkman asmalyk probably or Salor . Size 2ft. x 4ft.7in. (60cm. x 138cm.) Estimate £18,000 – £22,000 Saryk
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Christies, King Street, London