Grogan and Company, Dedham, Massachusetts, will hold their next auction at 12 noon Sunday 20 May 2012. This auction will also feature a selection of fine Oriental rugs and carpets. “Michael Grogan has decided to incorporate his Fine Rug auction with our May 20th Auction” said Grogan’s Fine Art Specialist Allyson Lee to Jozan Magazine.
The Oriental rug part of the May Auction includes 103 rugs and carpets starting at lot 501. The preview exhibition is open to the public and begins Thursday, 17 May. Hours: Thursday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday 18 May and Saturday 19 May, 10 a.m – 6 p.m. and Sunday 20 May, 10 a.m. – 12 noon. An illustrated catalogue is online.
Among the offers are a rare West Anatolian Village Rug of Transylvanian design from the late 17th /early 18th century, estimated at $10,000-20,000; a 19th century Yellow Ground Kuba Long Rug, 9 feet x 4 feet 2 inches, with a presale estimate of $8,000-12,000; and a circa 1825 Chinese Dragon Rug on an unusual apricot field with floating dragons is estimated at $2,000-4,000. A Bakshaish Carpet, circa 1880, from a Wellesley estate, measuring 10 feet 7 inches x 7 feet 1 inch, has a pre-sale estimate of $2,000-3,000, an early 19th century Tree Kazak Rug from the Caucasus is estimated at $800-1,200, and an Yomud asmalyk, circa 1875, measuring 4 feet 3 inches x 2 feet 5 inches, has an estimate of $ 3,000-4,000.
Location and more information: Grogan and Company, 22 Harris Street, Dedham, Massachusetts