Austria Auction Company will hold an auction ‘Vienna Symposium Rug Auction’ 7 April 2018 to coinside with the symposium ‘The Handmade Rug in the 21. Century’ 5-7 April 2018 organized by Oritop.
The Handmade Rug in the 21. Century
The symposium ‘The Handmade Rug in the 21. Century’ will take place at Palais Breuner in Vienna. The presentation of the book ‘The Handmade Carpet – a comprehensive guide to contemporary rugs’ by Fritz Langauer and Ernst A. Swietly will take place 5 April followed by lectures by leading carpet experts 6-7 April. Among lecturers are Alix G. Perrachon, Rob Leahy, Fritz Langauer, Stefan Drechsle, Tim Steinert, Peter Fliegner and Michael Bischof.
Vienna Symposium Rug Auction
The rug auction 7 April at 5 p.m. includes 131 lots and among them Persian, Caucasian, Turkmen, Chinese and Anatolian rugs, flatweaves and bags. The preview is open for the public 5-6 April, both days from 12 noon to 6 p.m.
The online catalogue for “Vienna Symposium Rug Auction” has been published by Austria Auction Company.
Program for symposium and book launch ‘The Handmade Rug in the 21. Century‘.
Location and more information: Austria Auction Company, Palais Breuner, Singerstrasse 16, 1010 Vienna, Austria