Auctions: May 2014
Henry’s auctioneers in Mutterstadt in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of southwestern Germany will hold a special sale of ‘Collector’s Carpets’ on the 1st of June. By no means a household name on the oriental carpet circuit, this 200-lot sale includes several very good antique carpets, most notably lot 7057, a superb 18th century Yarkand wool carpet… Read more »
Christie’s ‘Connoisseur’s Eye’ sale at Rockefeller Center in New York on 20 May 2014 includes a selection of 66 Oriental carpets, mainly larger size high quality Persian decoratives, but with a sprinkling of collectables, fine silks and worn but still beautiful classical carpets. Many of the carpets come from private collections, including the those of Dustin Hoffman,… Read more »
The annual auction of Arts of the American West is happening at Sotheby’s, New York on 21 May 2014.