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Skinner presents Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets auction in Boston

Skinner’s annual fall auction of Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets, the second under Lawrence Kearney’s direction, will be held in Boston, Massachusetts on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2 PM. Viewing will take place from September 26th through September 28th, and earlier in the week by appointment. The auction features over 300 lots of antique rugs, carpets, and textiles from the Caucasus, Persia, Anatolia, India, Central Asia, and China, including an early Shahrisyabz suzani in excellent condition, a collection of early shawls, an early Chinese rug, a Star Kazak, and a first-rate group of 19th century furnishing carpets. Many highlights of the auction come from estates, private collections, or museums.

lot 29

Lot 29. Qashqai Warp-faced Kilim. Estimate $800 – $1,200

lot 33

Lot 33. Melas Prayer Rug. Estimate $3,000 – $4,000

lot 37

Lot 37. Northwest Persian Long Rug. Estimate $2,000-2,500

lot 69

Lot 69. Spanish Needlepoint. Estimate $1500-1800

lot 87

Lot 87. West Anatolian Prayer Rug. $4000-5000

lot 88

Lot 88. Melas Prayer Rug. Estimate $3000-4000

lot 90

Lot 90. Ottoman Embroidered Textile. Estimate $800-1200

lot 112

Lot 112. Pair of Mounted Shahsavan Silk Bags. Estimate $1200-1500

lot 119

Lot 119. Mughal Shawl End Panel. Estimate $2000-3000

lot 141

Loy 141. “Star” Kazak Rug. Estimate $30,000-35,000

lot 142

Lot 142. “Dragon” Soumak Carpet. Estimate $3500-4000

lot 143

Lot 143. North Caucasian Carpet. Estimate $8000-10,000.

lot 183

Lot 183. Shahrisyabz Suzani. Estimate $8000-10,000

lot 214

Lot 214. Bidjar “Wagireh,”. Estimate $4000-5000

lot 244

Lot 244. Avar Kilim Bag. Estimate $800-1200


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