Grogan Fine Rugs sale including rugs from The James Opie Collection

Category: Auctions

Grogan and Company will hold their “Fine Rugs & Carpets Auction” Sunday 31 January 2021 at 11.00 pm in Boston. The Fine Rugs & Carpets Auction features a selection of 170 rugs and carpets, and among them rugs from The James Opie Collection.

Among the offers of 65 rugs from The James Opie Collection are ivory field Shekarlu rugs, Khamseh Confederacy bird rugs, rare south Persian tiger rugs as well as numerous south Persian bags and bag faces. Another 100 rugs surround the Opie Collection, and among them a rare Salor chuval. The auction also includes fine Bidjar and other Persian rugs, sold to Boston area collectors by the late John Collins, as well as Caucasian and Anatolian pieces.

Examples from The James Opie Collection

Lot 85. Shekarlu Rug, Persia, Last Quarter 19th Century. 7 ft. 10 in. x 4 ft. 10 in. Estimate: $10,000 – $20,000. Provenance The James Opie Collection
Lot 97. Khamseh Bird Rug, Persia, Last Quarter 19th Century. 7 ft. 5 in. x 5 ft. Estimate: $5,000 – $7,000. Provenance James Opie Collection
Lot 101. Khamseh Bird Rug, Persia, Mid 19th Century. 5 ft. 9 in. x 4 ft. 3 in. Estimate: $1,500 – $2,000. Provenance James Opie Collection.
Lot 91. Khamseh Tiger Rug, Persia, Mid 19th Century. 6 ft. 7 in. x 5 ft. 9 in. Estimate: $4,000 – $6,000. Provenance James Opie Collection
Lot 131. Khamseh Double Bird Bag Face, Persia, Last Quarter 19th Century. 2 ft. 8 in. x 1 ft. 10 in. Estimate: $2,000 – $3,000. Provenance James Opie Collection

Examples of other rugs from the sale

Lot 71. Rare Salor Chuval, Turkestan, Ca. 1800. 4 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 1 in. Estimate: $30,000 – $50,000
Lot 2. Bidjar Harshang Pattern Rug, Persia, Ca. 1875. 7 ft. 2 in. x 5 ft. 3 in. Estimate: $3,000 – $5,000
Lot 10. Bakshaish Prayer Rug, Persia, Ca. 1850. 7 ft. 9 in. x 5 ft. 10 in. Estimate: $8,000 – $12,000
Lot 26. Karachoph Kazak Double Niche Prayer Rug, Caucasus, Ca. 1875. 6 ft. 6 in. x 4 ft. 10 in. Estimate: $8,000 – $12,000
Lot 28. Bergama Rug, Turkey, Ca. 1875. 6 ft. 7 in. x 5 ft. 9 in. Estimate: $3,000 – $5,000

Their online catalogue has been published and can be found at www.groganco.com.

Location and more information: Grogan and Company, 20 Charles Street, Boston, Massachusetts.


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