News: dragon carpets

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    From HALI 193: The Bruschettini Collection at the Aga Khan Museum

    In late September 2017, the great and good of the Islamic art world gathered in Toronto for a programme of events to celebrate the opening of the exhibition ‘Arts of the East’ at the Aga Khan Museum, featuring loans from the Bruschettini Collection.

  2. CHRISTIE’S LONDON, 27 APRIL 2017. LOT 157. OTTOMAN SILK EMBROIDERED QUILT COVER (YORGAN YÜZÜ), TURKEY, 17TH OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY. 39¾ X 35¾IN. (101CM. X 91CM.); ESTIMATE £10,000 - 15,000

    Tapestry, Carpets & Textiles, Christie’s London, April 2017

    The last week of April 2017 sees the textile arts represented in three separate Christie’s auctions.  First, at King Street on on Tuesday 25th, ‘Noble & Private Collections I’ includes a number of European tapestries, notable among them a 16th century Franco-Flemish Millefleurs fragment. Also at King Street, on Thursday 27th, is ‘Art of the Islamic… Read more »

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    HALI at Olympia, 18-28 June 2015

    HALI returns to the Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair in London with a select group of exhibitors and a series of curated talks. Download your complimentary ticket here.

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    Oriental Rugs and Carpets at Christie’s, London

    As part of London’s Islamic Art Week, Christie’s will hold an Oriental Rugs and Carpets auction on Tuesday 21 April in their King Street salerooms. Highlights include an early Mongol kilim, a Bukhara saf fragment and an Ottoman Cairene carpet.

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    Ellsworth sales: 100% for the King of Ming

    During Asian Art Week in New York, from 17 March to 21 March 2015, some two thousand works of Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Himalayan, Southeast Asian and European art from the collection of the late American scholar, dealer and connoisseur, Robert Hatfield Ellis (a.k.a. ‘The King of Ming’) were sold in a series of six auctions… Read more »

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    High-Flying Dragon carpet

    A new mark for a Chinese carpet was set at Christie’s in New York on 11 December 2014, one of six world auction records set during the ‘Exceptional Sale’, by this Wanli period Ming Imperial double dragon carpet fragment. The carpet sold to an anonymous buyer within its $600-800,000 estimate for $665,000. A complete large… Read more »

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    ‘Carpet’ by Amos Gitai at Palazzo Reale, Milan

    The exhibition ‘Strade/Ways’ about the work of noted Israeli film director Amos Gitai will open at Palazzo Reale, Milan on 2 December 2014. The display features a selection of extraordinary rugs related to his upcoming film ‘Carpet’.


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