Sothebys auction “English and European Decorative Arts” 11 October 2012 in New York includes, despite the title, both Oriental and European rugs and carpets. Some 36 of the 476 objects in this auction are carpet lots. These are sold in the first session of this auction which starts at 10:00 AM.
The preview exhibition in New York is open Saturday 6 October 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Sunday 07 October 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Monday 08 October 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Tuesday 09 October 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Wednesday 10 October 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
The selection includes Persian, Chinese, Indian, French, Spanish, and Irish carpets. A single German hooked carpet is also present. Most of the offered carpets are Persian.
Sothebys catalogue for this auction is online.
Location and more information: Sothebys, 1334 York Avenue, New York 10021 US