News: June 2014

  1. Coronation Carpet sold in Scotland

    On 25 June 2014, Edinburgh auctioneers Lyon & Turnbull sold  a fragmented Safavid period Persian carpet with a unique story. The Holms Hepburn Coronation carpet is a typical red-ground ‘in and out palmette’ design weaving of the 17th century, perhaps Esfahan but with an untypical cartouche border, somewhat reconfigured into a  squarish fragment. Nothing too unusual… Read more »

  2. Ruben’s Eucharist tapestries on show in Madrid

    Until 29 of June, the Museo del Prado presents Rubens: The Triumph of the Eucharist. The exhibition will feature the six panels from Ruben’s series and includes four tapestries

  3. Turkmens rule the roost at Rippon Boswell

    In Rippon Boswell’s ‘Major Spring Auction‘ of antique carpets, kilims, embroidered textiles and carpet books on 31 May 2014, about 55% of the 243 lots sold for a gross value, including 22% premiums, of close to three quarters of a million Euros (about $1 million). Both the sold percentage and the total yield will rise during… Read more »

  4. Art Antiques London 2014

    Haughton International Fairs’ Art Antiques London takes place from 11 – 18 June 2014 in a purpose-built pavilion in Kensington Gardens opposite the Royal Albert Hall and close to the site of the Great Exhibition of 1851. The event brings together approximately 70 of the world’s leading art dealers. Antique carpets, tapestries and textiles are represented… Read more »

  5. Opening Day, Summer Olympia Fair

    Antique carpets, textiles and works of tribal art are very lightly represented at this year’s summer Olympia (5-15 June 2014).

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