Sothebys: The Collections of Bergi Andonian and Joseph W. Fell

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Sothebys auction “Textiles, Rugs and Carpets from the Collections of Bergi Andonian and Joseph W. Fell” will take place 19 May 2011 in New York.

“The auction will include approximately 180 lots, half from each collection” says Mary Jo Otsea to Jozan Magazine.

Examples from the Collection of Bergi Andonian:

From the Collection of Bergi Andonian: A Kansu carpet, West China circa 1800. Approximately 12ft. 8in. by 6ft. 3in. (3.86 by 1.90m.) $20,000-30,000.
From the Collection of Bergi Andonian: A “Transylvanian” rug, West Anatolia circa 1700. Approximately 5ft. 3in. by 4ft. 1in. (1.60 by 1.24m.) $25,000 – 35,000
From the Collection of Bergi Andonian: A Melas prayer rug, Southwest Anatolia mid-19th century. Approximately 6ft. by 4ft. 2in. (1.83 by 1.27m.) $8,000-12,000
From the Collection of Bergi Andonian: A Lesghi long rug, Northeast Caucasus third quarter 19th century. Approximately 7ft. 10in. by 3ft. 8in. (2.39 by 1.12m.) $30,000 – 35,000

Examples from the Collection of Joseph W. Fell:

From the collection of Joseph W. Fell: A Bakshaish rug, North Persia dated 1331 (1913). Approximately 5ft. 11in. by 4ft. 10in. (1.80 by 1.47m.) $10,000 – 15,000
From the Collection of Joseph W. Fell: A Karachopt Kazak rug, Southwest Caucasus mid-19th century approximately 8ft. 7in. by 5ft. 9in. (2.62 by 1.75m.) $25,000 – 35,000
From the Collection of Joseph W. Fell: An Ersari mafrash, Middle Amu Darya region, Turkestan circa 1880 approximately 1ft. 8in. by 3ft. 2in. (0.51 by 0.97m.) $5,000-7,000
From the Collection of Joseph W. Fell: A Cretan silk embroidered coverlet 18th century. Approximately 7ft. 7in. by 6ft. 3in. (2.31 by 1.90m.) $20,000 – 30,000

Location and more information: Sothebys, 1334 York Avenue at 72nd St, New York


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