Turkmen rugs from the Munkacsi Collection at sale at Austria Auction Company

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Austria Auction Company will hold a highly interesting sale 9 May 2015 at 2pm including the Kurt Munkacsi and Nancy Jefries Collection of antique Turkmen rugs.

The first part of the auction ‘Fine Antique Oriental Rugs IV’, lot 1-87, includes lots from private collections and the second part, lot 88-224, includes the Munkacsi Collection of antique Turkmen rugs. Such a number of highly interesting antique Turkmen rugs have not been seen on auction since the Pinner sale at Rippon Boswell in 2004.

The preview exhibition at Novomatic Forum will be open for the public 7 May – 8 May, both days 10am-7pm, and on the day of the auction 9 may from 10am-2pm.

Lot 88. Salor Chuval, Turkmenistan circa 1860, 2ft. 6in. x 3ft. 9in. 76 x 114 cm. Circa 1860. Estimate €7,000 – €9,000
Lot 105. Arabatchie Engsi, Turkmenistan 4th quarter 19th century 4ft. 9in. x 4ft. 7in. 145 x 140 cm. Estimate €4,000 – €6,000
Lot 111. Ersari Chuval, Turkmenistan circa 1850, 3ft. 1in. x 5ft. 3in. 94 x 160 cm. Circa 1850. €1,800 – €2,500
Lot 125. 19th century Ersari Chuval, Turkmenistan mid 19th century, 3ft. 1in. x 4ft. 3in. 94 x 130 cm. Estimate €5,000 – €7,000
Lot 131. Ersari Asmalyk, Turkmenistan 1st half 19th century, 2ft. x 4ft. 7in. 61 x 140 cm. First half of the 19th century. Estimate €24,000 – €34,000
Lot 161. Salor Chuval, Turkmenistan circa 1800, 2ft. 3in. x 3ft. 5in. 69 x 104 cm. Circa 1800. Estimate €10,000 – €14,000
Lot 189. Salor Chuval, Turkmenistan 1st half 19th cent., 2ft. 8in. x 4ft. 3in. 81 x 130 cm. First half of the 19th century. Estimate €25,000 – €35,000

The auction catalogue can be found online at www.liveauctioneers.com.

Location and more information: Austria Auction Company, Novomatic Forum, Friedrichstrasse 7, 1010 Vienna, Austria

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