Arts of the Islamic World & India including Fine Rugs and Carpets at Sothebys

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Sothebys “Arts of the Islamic World & India including Fine Rugs and Carpets” will take place 27 October 2020 at 4:00 in London.

The Islamic art auction includes 9 carpet lots and among them some very old carpets from Egypt and Anatolia. The highlights include lot 453, a ‘Bird’ carpet, formerly in the collections of both Dr. Kurt Zander and Dr. Alfred Cassirer, attributed to Selendi, a town between Oushak, Kula and Ghiordes, circa 1575 and lot 448, The Hirth Mamluk carpet, made in the second half of the 15th century, probably in Cairo, and originally from the Schottenkirche in Regensburg.

The preview exhibition will take place 24-26 October in New Bond Street, London.

Lot 453 A ‘BIRD’ CARPET, SELENDI, OUSHAK REGION, WEST ANATOLIA, CIRCA 1575. Estimate 500,000 – 800,000 GBP
Lot 448. A MAMLUK CARPET, EGYPT, PROBABLY CAIRO, SECOND HALF 15TH CENTURY OR EARLY 16TH CENTURY. 400,000 – 600,000 GBP
Lot 468. AN AGRA CARPET, NORTH INDIA, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY. Estinate 40,000 – 60,000 GBP
Lot 492. OTTOMAN COURT CARPET, TURKEY, PROBABLY ISTANBUL, CIRCA 1585-1600. Estimate 5,000 – 8,000 GBP

Sothebys catalogue for the auction can be found at Sothebys.com.

Location and more information: Sothebys, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA, UK

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