Results from Christies ‘Oriental Rugs & Carpets’ 8 April 2014 in London

Category: Auctions

Christies spring sale ‘Oriental Rug & Carpets’ 8 April 2014 in King Street, London, achieved a total sale of £ 3,861,125 including buyers premium. The top lot in this auction was lot 20, an early 16th century Mamluk carpet ‘The Baillet-Latour Mamluk Carpet’, which realized a price of £ 782,500.

Another 16th century carpet from Egypt, lot 22, ‘The Dirksen Cairene Carpet’ realized a price of £ 482,500. Two more carpets, lot 123, a silk Kashgar fragmentary carpet and lot 84, a Kirman vase carpet achieved prices above £ 200,000.

Lot 20. The Baillet-Latour Mamluk Carpet, Egypt probably Cairo early 16th century. Realized price £ 782,500
Lot 123. A silk Kashgar fragmentary carpet, East Turkestan late 17th – early 18th century. Realized price £ 266,500
Lot 84. A Kirman Vase Carpet, South East Persia late 17th century. Realized price £ 230,500
Lot 22. The Dirksen Cairene Carpet, Egypt second half 16th century. Realized price £ 482,500

The entire results list can be found at Christies website.

Location and more information: Christies, King Street, London

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