Skinner Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets 28 March 2015

Category: Auctions

Skinner’s next special carpet auction will take place 28 March 2015 at 1.00pm in Boston. This auction feautures more than 300 lots of antique rugs, carpets, and textiles from the Caucasus, Persia, Anatolia, India, Central Asia, and China, including an early Karachov Kazak, a Tekke “Animal-Tree” door rug, and some excellent antique carpets. The preview exhibition will be open for the public 26 March, 12pm–5pm, 27 March, 2pm–8pm, and on the day of the auction 28 March, 9am – 11:30am.

Lot 131. Tekke “Animal Tree” Engsi, West Turkestan, mid-19th century, 5 ft. x 3 ft. 11 in. Estimate $8,000-10,000
Lot 115. Karachov Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus, mid-19th century, 7 ft. 4 in. x 5 ft. 10 in. Estimate $10,000-12,000
Lot 28. Afshar Bag, South Persia, late 19th century, 1 ft. 11 in. x 2 ft. 11 in. Estimate $800-1,000
Lot 256. “Zejwa” Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, early 20th century, 6 ft. 10 in. x 4 ft. 3 in. Estimate $800-1,000
Lot 234. Ersari Chuval, West Turkestan, third quarter 19th century, 2 ft. 9 in. x 4 ft. 5 in. Estimate $600-800
Lot 102. Konya Rug, Central Anatolia, 19th century, 6 ft. 8 in. x 4 ft. 2 in. Estimate $2,000-2,500
Lot 5. Melas Prayer Rug, Southwest Anatolia, circa 1850, 4 ft. 11 in. x 3 ft. 8 in. Estimate $2,500-3,000
Lot 248. Two Tibetan Saddle Rugs, early 20th century, 1 ft. 11 in. x 3 ft. 6 in., and 2 ft. 1 in. x 4 ft. 3 in. Estimate $500-700
Lot 261. Karachov Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus, late 19th century, 8 ft. 8 in. x 5 ft. 11 in. Estimate $1,500-1,800
Lot 185. Fachralo Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus, late 19th century, 9 ft. 2 in. x 5 ft. 8 in. Estimate $3,000-4,000

The auction catalogue can be found online at www.skinnerinc.com.

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


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