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Skinner’s two sales from the Jim Dixon Collection

Northwest Persian or South Caucasian rug

Skinner’s two sales from the Jim Dixon Collection in May 2022 were the first of five planned sales of his collection. Sales for both the live and online auction reached $1,375,805. The top lot of the live auction ‘Woven Gardens’ 4 May was a ca. 1600 Ming Imperial Dragon Carpet … read more

Woven Gardens, the Jim Dixon Collection for sale at Skinner

Skinners next carpet specialist live auction “Woven Gardens Jim Dixon Collection” will take place 4 May 2022 at 12 pm. in Boston. Previews by appointment from 29 April to 3 May. Many of Dixon’s pieces are at least two hundred years old, and some are much older. Collectors of Kurdish, … read more

Chinese carpets from the Jim Dixon Collection

Skinner will host a preview of highlights of Chinese carpets from the Jim Dixon Collection at Asia Week NY 21-22 March 2022. Among the highlights is a rare and important Ming Imperial Dragon Carpet woven for the Imperial Palace of Beijing during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Other highlights on display … read more

While we are waiting for the Antique Rug & Textile Show to begin

The Antique Rug & Textile Show will open in a couple of hours 16 October 2014 at 2:30 pm but a pre-show took place Wednesday 15 October at Jim Dixon’s place located in Occidental, California in Sonoma County. Patrick Weiler, a prominent private collector from Seattle and from Seattle Textile and Rug Society were there… read more