Rippon Boswell expands activity

Category: Auctions

Rippon Boswell, Wiesbaden, one of the leading auctioneers of collectable antique rugs and textiles, has just announced, that they are planning to expand their activity into the field of applied art. A new department will handle this new part of the business.

Their auctions have always drawn special attention among rug collectors because of their specialization in rugs, carpets and textiles. Dates for carpet auctions in 2012 are 24 March, 19 May and 24 November 2012.

According to Detlev Maltzahn 2011 was a successful business year for Rippon Boswell despite the difficult economic situation. “The three sales we held in 2011 achieved a number of remarkable results” said Detlev Maltzahn.

Selected highligths from Rippon Boswell 2011 auctions

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Qashqai Gabbeh sold for 37.820 EUR 26 March 2011
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Khamseh, Baharlu Tribe sold for 39.040 EUR 26 March 2011. First half 19th century. Size 200 x 142 cm
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Tekke Main Carpet sold for 51.240 EUR 28 May 2011. Ca. 1800 or earlier. Size 333 x 190 cm
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Lotto rug sold for 74.420 EUR 28 May 2011. 16th century. Size 208 x 132 cm
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Farahan sold for 23.180 EUR 26 November 2011. First half 19th century. Size 186 x 136 cm

Location and more information: Rippon Boswell, Friedrichstraße 45 Wiesbaden

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