Sotheby’s next special carpet auction ‘Carpets and Textiles from Distinguished Collections’ will take place Friday 31 January 2014 in New York.
This auction comprises 175 lots from a variety of collectors including Eugene Chesrow, Robert P. Hendrickson, William Ballard (grandson of James F. Ballard), the late Ambassador Burton Y. Berry, the Estate of Eva Louise Woodhead Feuerstein and an Asian Private Collector. The exhibition will open Saturday, 25 January and the auction is Friday, 31 January at 10 am.
Among the offers are the Bernheimer ‘vase’ carpet fragment, 17th century and the New York Niche Rug, Central Persia, circa 1600.
THE BERNHEIMER ‘VASE’ CARPET FRAGMENT From the collection of Robert P. Hendrikson. A Safavid ‘vase’-technique carpet fragment, probably Kirman, Southeast Persia Early 17th century. Approximately 122 x 74 cm. $80,000-120,000 THE NEW YORK NICHE RUG From the collection of Joseph and Lewis Dubroff. A Safavid prayer rug, Kashan or Isphahan, Central Persia. Circa 1600. Approximately 173 x 119cm. $300,000-500,000 From an Asian Private Collector. A Salor Wedding trapping, Central Turkestan. Circa 1800. Approximately 81 x 211 cm. $40,000-60,000 From an Asian private collector. A Tekke embroidered asmalyk, West Turkestan, circa 1800. Approximately 69 by 145 cm. $8,000-12,000 From the Collection of the late Ambassador Burton Y. Berry. A Ladik prayer rug, Central Anatolia. 18th century. Approximately 160 x 112cm. $25,000-35,000 From an American Collector. A pair of Shahsavan soumac bags, South Caucasus. Circa 1800. Complete with striped kilim backs. Each approximately 51 x 48 cm. $10,000-15,000 From the Collection of Eugene Chesrow. An Azerbaijan silk embroidery, South Caucasus. Second half 17th century. Approximately 99 x 66cm. $25,000-35,000 From the Collection of Eugene Chesrow. An Azerbaijan silk embroidery, South Caucasus. Late 17th/early 18th century. Approximately 89 x 61cm. $40,000-60,000 From the collection of Robert P. Hendrikson. A large medallion Suzani embroidery, Uzbekistan. Third quarter 19th century. Approximately 267 x 173 cm. $7,000-10,000 From the Collection of Robert P. Hendrikson. A Sarouk Fereghan prayer rug, North Persia. Circa 1890. Approximately 203 x 142cm. $15,000-20,000. From the Estate of Eva Louise Woodhead Feuerstein. A Chinese dragon carpet fragment, Ming Dynasty, 16th century. Approximately 84 x 74 cm. $7,000-10,000 From an Asian private collector. A Tekke ‘animal-tree’ asmalyk, West Turkestan. Early 19th century. Approximately 86 x 150 cm. $40,000-60,000 From the collection of the late Ambassor Burton Y. Berry. A ‘Transylvanian’ rug, West Anatolia. 17th century. Approximately 165 x 124 cm. $60,000-80,000 From a Collector, New York. A Karagashli rug, Northeast Caucasus. Third quarter 19th century. Approximately 229 x 119 cm. $25,000-35,000 From an Asian Private Collector. A Bordjalou Kazak rug, Southwest Caucasus. First half 19th century. Approximately 198 x 178cm. $25,000-35,000 From the collection of Dr and Mrs William T. Price. A Khotan rug, East Turkestan. Early 19th century. Approximately 241 x 129 cm. $10,000-15,000 From the collection of Robert P. Hendrikson. A Yarkand carpet, East Turkestan. Circa 1800. Approximately 371 x 180cm. $80,000-120,000
Location and more information: Sotheby’s, 1334 York Avenue, New York
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