Dorotheum to sell the Adil Besim Collection

Selendi Bird Ushak

Dorotheum will hold an auction 19 June 2018 at 5 pm of the collection of Adil Besim. The Adil Besim Collection includes a series of old and antique knotted carpets and textiles, a total of approximately 150 rare items, collected since 1946, by the company’s founder Adil and his son Ferdi Besim. The auction preview will take place from 13 June 2018. The auction’s highlight will be lot 58, a 16th/17th century Selendi bird-design ushak measuring 336 x 200 cm with a starting bid of 500,000. Among other very old carpets is lot 69, a … Read more




Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries at Dorotheum

Transylvanian rug

Oriental carpets auction 28 February 2018 in Vienna Dorotheum holds their next oriental carpets auction ‘Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries’ Wednesday 28 February 2018 at 16.000 at Palais Dorotheum in Vienna. The auction includes 231 lots. The carpets on sale include The rugs and carpets on sale include a broad selection of antique and semi-antique Persian, Caucasian, Anatolian and Chinese rugs. Their preview exhibition at Palais Dorotheum will be open for the public from 22 February through 28 February. More information about the sale The catalogue for their auction ‘Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries’ can be found … Read more




Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries at Dorotheum

Dorotheum will hold their next special auction ‘Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries’ Monday 3 April 2017 at 16.000 at Palais Dorotheum in Vienna. This auction includes 173 lots. The rugs and carpets on sale include a broad selection of antique Persian, Caucasian, Turkmen, Anatolian and Chinese rugs. Their preview exhibition at Palais Dorotheum will be open for the public from Saturday 25 March through Monday 3 April all days except Sundays. The catalogue for their auction ‘Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries’ can be found online at their website. Location and more information: Dorotheum, Palais Dorotheum, 1010 … Read more




Oriental Carpets at Dorotheum 21 September 2015

Lot 35. Demirci Kula, West Anatolia (Turkey), c. 178 x 133 cm, end of the 18th century. Estimate EUR 4,000 to 5,000

Dorotheum will hold their next special carpet auction ‘Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries’ Monday 21 September 2015 at Palais Dorotheum in Vienna. This carpet auction includes 228 lots and the auction begins at 16.00. The rugs and carpets on sale include a broad selection of antique Persian, Caucasian, Turkmen, Anatolian, East Turkstan and Chinese rugs. Their preview exhibition at Palais Dorotheum will be open for the public from Wednesday 16 September through Monday 21. September. The catalogue for their auction ‘Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries’ can be found online at their website. Location and more information: … Read more