The late Ian Bennett’s swansong as a carpet cataloguer at Netherhampton Auctions was this enigmatic but evidently very old fragment of Asian woollen flatweave, with animal-style iconography akin to that associated with early Steppe art.
Auctions: March 2014
Many of you will already know Kerry Taylor’s London-based auction house for its expertise in antique and vintage fashion, for which the company is renowned worldwide. Since the ex-Sotheby’s auctioneer started the firm in 2003 each sale has contained a relatively small section of quality textiles, alongside the amazing array of couture-wear. However, the upcoming… Read more »
Skinner, Boston, will present Lawrence Kearney’s first sale as Director of Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets, featuring a curated selection of fine carpets, antique textiles and Central Asian embroideries.