Van Ham: Carpets & Tapestries 5 December 2014

Category: Auctions

Van Ham will hold their next carpet specialist auction “Carpets & Tapestries” 5 December 2014. Their viewing exhibition will be open for the public 30 November – 2 December 2014.

One of the highlights is a small 18th century silk carpet from Xinjiang. This carpet was likely produced as a covering for a kang belonging to a noble lady from the imperial court according to Van Ham. Other highlights include a “Siebenbürger” rug from the 17th or 18th centuries with an estimate of 10,000-12,000 EUR and 19th century Bakshayesh carpet with an estimate of 7,000 – 8,000 EUR.

Silk Kang Lily Carpet, Xinjiang, early 18th Century. Silk on Silk. Sixe 144 x 96 cm
Bakshayesh 19th century. Size 300 x 262cm. Estimate 7,000 – 8,000 EUR
So-called “Siebenbürger” West Anatolia 17th/18th Century. Size 161 x 114cm. Estimate 10,000-12,000 EUR

Van Ham Fine Art Auctioneers, Hitzelerstrasse 2, 50968 Cologne, Germany

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