1. The London autumn 2014 carpet and textile sales

    There was a distinctly autumnal feel about the recent London sales season, at least as far as antique rugs and textiles were concerned. Although the main action, at Christie’s King Street on Tuesday 7th October 2014, yielded £1,513,375 ($2,435,020), representing 59% sold by lot and 69% by value, the auction took place in a saleroom… Read more »

  2. Rugs and textiles in Sotheby’s London Islamic sale

    In short, very few, and certainly the smallest rug and carpet consignment in memory. That said, there is a small medallion Ushak rug consigned by ‘a German Lady, a Yomut white ground ‘tree’ asmalyk from a French collection, and the second Tekke embroidered asmalyk in the London sales. But plenty in other mediums, see Sotheby’s… Read more »

  3. Textiles at Christie’s London, October 2014

    In addition to Christie’s Oriental Carpets sale on 7 October 2014, some fine Eastern textiles will be offered in their Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds sale on Thursday 9 October at the King Street sale room (viewing 3-8 October) and in the Art & Textiles of the Islamic and Indian Worlds on Friday 10 October at South… Read more »

  4. Collection Frum at Sotheby’s, Paris

    The Frum Collection- one of the most significant groups of Oceanic art to come on the market for the last 30 years is to be sold at Sotheby’s, Paris on 16 September 2014

  5. Henry’s Mutterstadt, Collector Carpets Auction, 1 June 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 »

  6. Arts of India, including textiles, Christie’s South Kensington, 12 June

    CSK’s summer Arts of India sale on 12 June 2104 includes several dozen Indian and southeast Asian textiles, including antique painted and block printed cotton chintz palampores, export chintzes, embroideries, painted temple cloths and a range of Kashmiri, Persian and European shawls, as well as Indonesian batiks.

  7. Christie’s NY, Connoisseur’s Eye, 20 May 2014

    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 »

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