Bonhams, Antique and Decorative Carpets and Rugs, 13 October 2004

The auction includes 127 lots. Selection from the preview. All images ©Bonhams LOT: 1059 RUG NAME: Luri AGE: ESTIMATE: 300 – 500 GBP SOLD: 418 GBP DESCRIPTION: A Luri rug West Persia, the deep indigo field with rosettes centred by a column of three medallions enclosed by ivory flowerhead borders … read more

Carpet weaving in Khorasan Province – East Persian rugs

by Ehsan Afzalzadeh Naini, Iran Rug Company Translated from Persian by Fereidoun Haghighi   The Historical and Geographical aspect of Khorasan province The name “Khorasan” literally translated as “a place for rising sun” and also in old transcripts it refers to as the “Motalleolshams”.  The territory all along its long … read more

Bonhams, Oriental & European Carpets & Rugs, 12 October 2004

The auction includes 136 lots. Selection from the preview. All images ©Bonhams LOT: 43 RUG NAME: Kum Kapi AGE: ESTIMATE: 3.000 – 5.000 GBP SOLD: 5.258 GBP DESCRIPTION: A silk and metal thread Zareh Penyamin Kum Kapi prayer rug Istanbul, 5 ft 7 in x 3 ft 10 in (170 … read more

Galerie Koller, Zurich 23 September 2004

Koller Zurich A130 including carpets – 56 lots. Selection from the preview. All images ©Galerie Koller LOT: 1802 RUG NAME: Afshar AGE: Antique ESTIMATE: 630 – 830 Euro SOLD: 1.190 CHF DESCRIPTION: AFSHAR antique. 178 x 152 cm. LOT: 1848 RUG NAME: Soumak AGE: Old ESTIMATE: 1.040 – 1.390 Euro … read more