Nazmiyal Auctions teams with Elisabeth Poole Parker

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Nazmiyal Antique Rugs, a prominent antique rug dealer in the USA for the last 40 years, teams up with Elisabeth Poole Parker, the former head of Christie’s rug department for 22 years, to build a new auction house dedicated to the art of weaving and rugs.

“I am so happy to announce that she will be joining our team,” Mr. Nazmiyal said of Ms. Parker. “With her help, we can grow this auction business tremendously.”

Elisabeth Parker, Nazmiyal Auctions consultant

Elisabeth Poole Parker

Elisabeth Poole Parker has over 25 years experience in the field of rugs and carpets. As an independent consultant and appraiser she specialize in carpets from Iran, Turkey, India, China, the Caucasus, and Europe. Between 1996 and 2017, she was Vice President, Senior Specialist and International Head of the Rugs and Carpets department at Christie’s Rockefeller Center.

Elisabeth Poole Parker has been a long-time member of the Hajji Baba club, and have lectured widely on carpets. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and French from Colby College in Waterville, Maine and has received a post-graduate Works of Art certificate from Sotheby’s Institute in London.

Collection of Rugs and Textile from American and European Estates 18 June 2020 at Nazmiyal

Nazmiyal Auctions next carpet specialist sale 18 June 2020 is the first since Elisabeth Poole Parker joined the team. The auction will include pieces from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Boston, London and other estates. Bidding on items at these auctions will be available online, with the option of previewing the pieces before the auction in person at the Nazmiyal showroom in NYC. The  offerings will include antique rugs, antique tapestries, collectible textiles, and vintage rugs like those from Morocco and Scandinavia.

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