News: Persian carpets

  1. Austria Auction Company, Vienna, 28 November 2015

    Subtitled ‘Treasures of Wool and Silk’, the November sale includes 209 lots of overall very high quality drawn from across the chronological and geographic spectrum of carpet weaving in the Eurasian rug belt.

  2. Many Happy Returns

    ‘Carpets and Textiles from Distinguished Collections’ at Sotheby’s in New York on 1 October 2015 is a compact sale – just 194 lots – full of old friends of good quality and provenance.

  3. Auktionshaus Homm, 27 June 2015

    Auktionshaus Homm will hold an auction of rugs and carpets in Oberursel, Germany, on 27 June 2015, 6pm local time. Featured is a good selection of Persian town carpets at inviting estimates. The star piece of the sale is lot 502 (below), a silk Heriz rug from the mid nineteenth century with a Vak Vak tree design…. Read more »

  4. ‘A Life in Colour’ at Naziri, Hamburg

    Lila Valadan and Weddad Naziri have announced their first exhibition of Persian nomad rugs, ‘A Life in Colour’. From Friday 31st October 2014 at M. Naziri OHG’s newly redecorated warehouse in the Hamburg free port (Brooktorkai 15) they will be showing 64 selected pieces from the private collection of the late Mohammad Naziri, ranging from original Qashqa’i… Read more »

  5. Franco Dell’Orto’s New Venice Shop

    The well-known Franco Dell’Orto antique carpet gallery in the charming San Marco area of central Venice, recently moved from it’s previous location on Via XXII Marzo to nearby Calle delle Vetse.

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