News: Indian carpets

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    Dorotheum, Vienna, 12 September 2017

    The specialist sale: Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries is held at the Viennese auction house, Dorotheum at 4pm on 12 September.

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    Classical Carpets and Renaissance Paintings in Venice

    A major exhibition, ‘Sérénissime Trame: Carpets from the Zaleski Collection and Renaissance Paintings’, opens on Thursday 23 March 2017 at the Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca’ d’Oro in Venice.

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    Carpets and Islamic Art at the MIA, Doha

    ‘Imperial Threads: Motifs and Artisans from Turkey, Iran and India’, the current exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar (15 March–4 November 2017), brings a new perspective to the MIA’s remarkable permanent collection.

  4. 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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    Results from Rippon Boswell

    The collector’s carpet sale at Rippon Boswell in Wiesbaden on 3 December 2016 performed well with many pieces finding buyers at reasonable prices.

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    Sotheby’s, Rugs & Carpets, London, 1 November 2016

    Sotheby’s dedicated autumn sale of 155 carpet lots, the second since the auctioneer’s return to specialist rug sales in the Bond Street rooms, is strong on Chinese and East Turkestan pieces and also includes a small Ushak Lotto, a 17th-century Esfahan, a Type-C  Star Kazak, a Mohtashem Kashan and a signed Zareh Kum Kapı prayer rug. There are numerous… Read more »

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    Rothschild Vase Carpets and much more at Christie’s, London, 19 April

    Christie’s spring Oriental Rugs & Carpets auction on 19 April 2016 in London is headlined by an amazing trio of 17th-century Kerman ‘Vase-technique’ carpets that were once the property of Baroness Alice de Rothschild, but there is far more to the King Street sale.


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