Rugs and Carpets at Sothebys in London


Rugs and carpets at Sothebys Sothebys will hold a special sale “Rugs and Carpets” 7 November 2017 at 2.30pm in London. The preview is open for the public Friday 3 November from 9am-4.30pm, Saturday 4 November and Sunday 5 November from 12noon-5pm, Monday 6 November from 9am-4.30pm and on the day of the auction 7 November 9am-12noon. Twenty early rugs from the collection of Christopher Alexander The auction includes 157 lots and among them twenty early rugs from the collection of the architect and author Christopher Alexander. Both collector and decorator pieces are offered in the sale, representing Persia, … Read more

Sothebys: Carpets and Textiles in New York

Lot 98. A Safavid 'Vase-technique' carpet fragment, possibly Kirman, Southeast Persia, approximately 6ft. 1in. by 4ft. 1in. (1.85 by 1.24m.), late 16th century. Estimate  150,000 — 200,000  USD

On 1 October 2015 at 10.00 am Sotheby’s will hold an auction ‘Carpets and Textiles from Distinguished Collections’ in New York. The 194 lots include a carefully selected group of antique rugs, carpets and textiles from private collections. The selection include tribal and city rugs from the 19th century as well as a number of rare classical weavings from the Safavid and Ottoman eras. One of the highlights include a ‘Polonaise’ silk and metal-thread rug, lot , previously from the estate of King Umberto II of Italy with an estimate of 800,000-1,200,000 USD. Sotheby’s exhibition … Read more

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