Auctions: October 2014

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    Dragons Galore at Sotheby’s New York

    In New York tomorrow, 22 October, Sotheby’s sale of ‘Important English and European [sic] Decorative Arts’, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are ‘deacquisitioning’ four late classical oriental carpet fragments – two Caucasian and two Chinese.

  2. Lot 53. ESFAHAN PART-COTTON AND METAL-THREAD RUG CENTRAL PERSIA, SECOND QUARTER 17TH CENTURY 6ft.5in. x 4ft.4in. (194cm. x 131cm.) £30,000-50,000

    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 »

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