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    From Ningxia to Nichols

    A selection from the collection of Chinese rugs of the New York-based Antique Rug Studio will be exhibited at the China (Qinghai) International Carpet Exhibition in Xining in June 2018. This article introduces the different types of carpets made for the domestic and export markets in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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    A Persian weaving legacy

    A collection of Persian tribal rugs and kilims on show for the first time at the China (Qinghai) International Carpet Exhibition in Xining in June may be a catalyst in the development of a wider interest in traditional carpets in the world’s largest potential market.

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    London rug sale brought forward

    The Spring Islamic Week sale of ‘Rugs and Carpets including Distinguished Collections’ at Sotheby’s in New Bond Street has been brought forward by one day to avoid a clash with Islamic and Orientalist art sales. The sale, now scheduled for the afternoon of Monday 23 April 2018, includes a further twenty historic Turkish village carpets… Read more »

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    Alexander triumphs in London

    Bucking the general market trend, the dedicated carpet sale of 154-lots offered at Sotheby’s New Bond Street’s on 7 November 2017 was one of the most exciting and successful rug auctions seen in London in recent years.

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