Sale of the Vok Collection at Rippon Boswell

Category: Auctions

Rippon Boswell will hold three auctions to sell the VOK Collection of antique flatweaves and textiles compiled by Dr Ignazio Vok. The entire collection includes 263 flatweaves and textiles from Uzbekistan, Anatolia, Persia and the Caucasus. The first selection with 88 lots will be on sale at Rippon Boswell 11 April 2015 at 3pm. Previews are open for the public from 7 April – 11 April.

Lot 88. Large Medallion Suzani, Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Bokhara. Dimensions 271 x 180 cm. 18th century. Estimate EUR 60,000 – 70,000
Lot 66. Samarkand Suzani, Central Asia, Uzbekistan. Dimensions 275 x 205 cm. Ca. 1800 or earlier. Estimate EUR 25,000 – 30,000
Lot 62. Azeri, South Caucasus, Azerbaijan. Dimensions 216 x 189 cm. Second half 19th century. Estimate EUR 15,000 – 18,000
Lot 38. Prayer kilim, Central Anatolia, Ankara region. Dimensions 145 x 100 cm. Second half 19th century. Estimate EUR 3,500 – 4,500
Lot 28. Dragon Sumakh, East Caucasus, Kuba region. Dimensions 245 x 203 cm. Dated 1224 AH = 1810 AD. Estimate EUR 25,000 – 30,000
Lot 23. Shakhrisyabz Suzani. Central Asia, Uzbekistan. Dimensions 258 x 190 cm. 18th century. Estimate EUR 40,000 – 50,000
Lot 21. Large Medallion Suzani. Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Bokhara. Dimensions 177 x 133 cm. Ca. 1800 or earlier. Estimate EUR 35,000 – 40,000
Lot 18. Lakai Suzani, Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Shakhrisyabz. Dimensions 195 x 160 cm. Mid 19th century. Estimate EUR 40,000 – 50,000
Lot 16. Lakai Suzani, Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Samarkand. Dimensions 162 x 130 cm. Mid 19th century. Estimate EUR 28,000 – 33,000
Lot 2. Kurdish Niche Kilim, North West Persia, Azerbaijan. Dimensions 182 x 118 cm. 2nd half 19th century. Estimate EUR 4,500 – 5,500

Ignazio Vok was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 1938. Vok studied architecture in Munich and Venice and developed an interest in the art of Asia, Africa and the Islamic cultures.

The catalogue for this auction can be found online at www.rippon-boswell-wiesbaden.de.

Location and more information: Rippon Boswell & Co., Friedrichstraße 45, 65185 Wiesbaden


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