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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 … read more

Sothebys: Carpets and Textiles in New York

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 … read more

55 % of the carpets in Sothebys Islamic Art auction were sold

Sothebys ‘Arts of the Islamic World’ 9 April 2014 in London included 232 lots and the total sale was £ 6,980,175. Among them 34 carpet lots where circa 55 % were sold. A surprise was a 17th century Khorassan carpet fragment which was sold for £ 37,500 compared with it’s estimate of £ 6,000 — 8,000… read more