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Henry’s Carpet Collection

The latest auctioneers to offer a high quality sale of collectors’ rugs and textiles is Henry’s Auktionshaus AG in Mutterstadt, Germany. The catalogue for the 11 June sale is now available from the company’s website and has over 300 lots of antique rugs and textiles.

Lot 7116 The Anton Danker Ladik Column Prayer Rug, 17th_century. Henrys Auktionhaus, 11 June, estimate €15,000.

Lot 7116, The Anton Danker Ladik Column Prayer Rug, 17th century. Henrys Auktionshaus, 11 June, estimate €15,000.

The sale contains a wide range of collectible Anatolian kilims, Chinese and Tibetan rugs, central Asian weavings, Caucasian rugs and classical carpets with proven published pedigree.  One of the highlights of the auction is lot 7116, the Anton Danker Ladik coupled-column prayer rug from the 17th century published by the Textile Museum, Washington, Batari and in the famous Schmutzler catalogue of type – its low estimate should be a guarantee of its being sold. Also of note is lot 7125, a rare and unusual Konya Karapinar kilim with a unique so-called stepped mihrab pattern dating to the 18th century. A number of 19th-century rugs and carpets like lot 7277, a Bakhshaish carpet, and some fine-quality town carpets and inscribed pictorials from Persia are also offered, all with enticingly low estimates. In addition, within the classical Anatolian carpets is a Star Ushak carpet published in the famous Grote-Hasenbalg book in 1922.

Lot 7125 Konya Karapina kilim with_- stepped mihrab, 18th century. Henrys Auktionhaus, 11 June, estimate NR.

Lot 7125, Konya Karapina kilim, 18th century. Henrys Auktionshaus, 11 June, estimate NR.

 

 

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