News: East Turkestan Carpets

  1. ‘A Collection of Collections’, Sotheby’s London, 6 November

    Sotheby’s London sale on 6 November is led by a group of twenty-three carpets from the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza collection in Madrid. The consignment includes a handful of classical Ushak, Esfahan and Caucasian rugs and fragments, as well as some particularly good Chinese and East Turkestan rugs.

  2. Carpets and Textiles at Christie’s, London, 26 April 2018

    Christie’s forthcoming sale Arts of the Islamic and Indian Worlds features a selection of 70 carpets from the past five centuries, highlighting the various weaving centres within the Islamic world, from Spain to China.

  3. Carpet Auction at Henry’s, Mutterstadt, 10 June 2017

    Henry’s in Mutterstadt, Germany will hold its 9th International Special Auction of Rugs & Carpets on Saturday 10 June 2017. The 321 lots encompass a wide variety of late 19th and 20th-century Persian, Caucasian, Anatolian, Chinese, Tibetan and Turkmen rugs.

  4. Sotheby’s, Rugs & Carpets, London, 1 November 2016

    Sotheby’s dedicated autumn sale of 155 carpet lots, the second since the auctioneer’s return to specialist rug sales in the Bond Street rooms, is strong on Chinese and East Turkestan pieces and also includes a small Ushak Lotto, a 17th-century Esfahan, a Type-C  Star Kazak, a Mohtashem Kashan and a signed Zareh Kum Kapı prayer rug. There are numerous… Read more »

  5. Rothschild Vase Carpets and much more at Christie’s, London, 19 April

    Christie’s spring Oriental Rugs & Carpets auction on 19 April 2016 in London is headlined by an amazing trio of 17th-century Kerman ‘Vase-technique’ carpets that were once the property of Baroness Alice de Rothschild, but there is far more to the King Street sale.


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