Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets including the Cadle Collection

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Fine Oriental Rugs at Skinner in Boston

Skinner will hold their next special carpet auction ‘Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets’ Sunday 28 April 2019 at 12pm in Boston. Their preview will be open for the public Friday 26 April from 12pm-7pm, Saturday 27 April from 12pm-5pm and on the day of the auction Sunday 28 April from 9am-10.30am.

Rugs and carpets

The April Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets auction includes 382 lots and among them the Cadle Collection. Don and Inge Cadle began collecting rugs in the late 1960s and focused primarily on Turkish, Caucasian, and Southwest Persian rugs, paired with an affection for early Chinese rugs.

Shirvan prayer
Lot 21. Shirvan Prayer Rug, Caucasus, c. 1870, 5 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. Provenance: The Cadle Collection. Estimate $1,500-1,800
Lot 13 Sewan Kazak
Lot 13. Sewan Kazak Rug, southern Caucasus, c. 1880, 7 ft. 6 in. x 5 ft. 7 in. Provenance: The Cadle Collection. Estimate $4,000 – $5,000
Antique Serapi
Lot 39. Antique Serapi Carpet, northwestern Iran, c. 1890, 11 ft. 9 in. x 9 ft. 1 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000
Tekke ensi
Lot 73. Tekke “Animal Tree” Engsi, Central Asia, 1850 or earlier, 4 ft. 7 in. x 4 ft. 1 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000
Khotan mat
Lot 96. Khotan Mat, Central Asia, c. 1850, 2 ft. 7 in. x 1 ft. 9 in.
Estimate $1,500-1,800
Holbein carpet fragment
Lot 113. “Large-Pattern” Holbein Carpet Fragment, Turkey, 16th century, 3 ft. 9 in. x 4 ft. 11 in.
Estimate $4,000-5,000
Lot 189. Ningxia Carpet, China, c. 1800, 9 ft. 8 in. x 5 ft. 11 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

More information

More information about this auction can be found at

Location and more information: Skinner, 63 Park Plaza, Boston

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