Grogan’s December Auction

Category: Auctions

Grogan and Company’s next auction 11 December 2011 includes oriental rugs, carpets and textiles.

This December Auction, which also includes Chinese furniture, works of Art, textiles and scroll paintings, and American and European paintings, prints and drawings, will conclude with over 100 rugs and carpets including several collectible early 19th Chinese Ningxia mats from the J. Malcolm Swenson Collection. Grogan’s auction catalogue is online.

Lot 182. PAIR OF NINGXIA MATS, early 19th century; 48 x 25 inches
Lot 182. PAIR OF NINGXIA MATS, early 19th century; 48 x 25 inches

According to Allyson Lee, Grogan and Company, some of the highlights include a circa 1920 Silk Souf Kashan Rug, estimated at $4,000-5,000 and a Kazak Rug with a figural border, estimated at $3,000-4,000.

Lot 360. SILK SOUF KASHAN, Persia, circa 1920.
Lot 360. SILK SOUF KASHAN, Persia, circa 1920.
Lot 365. KAZAK RUG, Caucasus, dated 19th century; with figure filled border; 6 feet 7 inches x 4 feet 5 inches.
Lot 365. KAZAK RUG, Caucasus, dated 19th century; with figure filled border; 6 feet 7 inches x 4 feet 5 inches.

A selection of small collector’s rugs, shawls, Turkomen Ensis, Chuvals and Tekkes, include an early (c. 1800) Caucasian Karachoph Kazak Rug, measuring 7’1” x 5’5 inches, estimated at $500-800; a 19th century Turkestan Chodor Main Carpet, 9’ x 6’8”, is estimated at $500-700.

Lot 369. KARACHOPH KAZAK RUG, Caucasus, circa 1800 7 feet 1 inch x 5 feet 5 inches.
Lot 369. KARACHOPH KAZAK RUG, Caucasus, circa 1800 7 feet 1 inch x 5 feet 5 inches.

The auction exhibition is open to the public and will commence on Thursday 8 December. Hours: Thursday, 10 a.m – 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 12 noon. The auction will take place Sunday 11 December at 12 noon.

Lot 371. CHODOR MAIN CARPET, Turkestan, 19th century; 9 feet x 6 feet 8 inches.
Lot 371. CHODOR MAIN CARPET, Turkestan, 19th century; 9 feet x 6 feet 8 inches.

Location and more information: Grogan and Company, 22 Harris Street, Dedham, Massachusetts.



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