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Category: Rugs & Carpets

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Vintage Rugs from Around the World Will Hit the Nazmiyal Auction Block

    This January, Nazmiyal Auctions will offer 150 vintage rugs to collectors, dealers, and casual buyers in an online sale. The auction catalog includes rugs from private estates, as well as pieces from Nazmiyal’s collection. The Nazmiyal rugs auction will be offered on Bidsquare. Live bidding starts at 6:00 PM EST…

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  • Auction Industry

    Around the World With Nazmiyal Auctions’ Antique Rugs and Carpets Sale

    Antique Persian Ivory Sarouk Farahan Carpet. Photo courtesy of Nazmiyal Auctions. International collectors were first introduced to Persian Sarouk Farahan carpets at the 1873 Vienna World's Fair. Though designed for the Persian aristocracy, these pieces are known for their purposeful imperfections. No two flower petals are the same size on…

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  • Auction Preview

    Handmade Persian Rugs in Grogan & Company Event

    Weavers from the plains of Iran are responsible for creations like the “Famous Leaders of the World” rug. This handmade Persian rug, along with 172 other lots, will come to auction with Grogan & Company in the upcoming Fine Rugs and Carpets Auction. The “Famous Leaders” rug was created in…

    Fine Kirman Famous Leaders of the World Rug, Persia, last quarter 19th century
  • Auction Guide

    How to Get Started with Online Furniture Auctions: A Bargain Hunter’s Guide

    Between eBay and Christie’s lie online auctions chockablock with bargains for your home, like an iconic Eames chair for $250. Here’s how to master that intimidating but deal-packed marketplace. SOME PEOPLE listen to white noise to decompress, but during this odd year of isolation I’ve found unexpected pleasure in the chants…

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  • Auction Preview

    Nazmiyal’s Cairene & Antique Carpets Collection

    During the Mamlūk dynasty, Egypt’s economy and culture were at a high point. Cairene carpets were made during this period. Complex star shapes, octagons, or polygons were the central motifs of Cairene carpets. A few of them, still intact today, are displayed in places like the Metropolitan Museum of Art.…

    16TH CENTURY EGYPTIAN CAIRENE CARPET
  • Auction Industry

    Holabird Western Americana Collections will hold a five-day Holiday Auction, Dec. 17-21, online and live in Reno, Nev.

    The auction is packed with hundreds of lots of mining collectibles, philatelic material, Americana and more, and features a number of important collections. Stock certificate for the Edison Storage Battery Co. (West Orange, N.J.), issued for one share to Thomas Edison as company president, dated Nov. 30, 1920, signed twice…

    Holabird Western Americana Collections will hold a five-day Holiday Auction, Dec. 17-21, online and live in Reno, Nev.
  • Auction Result

    A French Atmos perpetual time clock and a Wettlaufer child's wagon lead the way in Miller & Miller's Oct. 24th auction

    The auction was highlighted by the outstanding lifetime collections of Dick Withington (rare clocks) and Brian Stead (Canadian furniture and pottery). French Atmos perpetual time clock from the 1940s, 9 ½ inches tall, with metal chrome plated and glass case and painted metal dial with Arabic numerals (CA$6,490). NEW HAMBURG,…

    A French Atmos perpetual time clock and a Wettlaufer childs wagon lead the way in Miller & Millers Oct. 24th auction
  • Auction Preview

    Explore A Classic Vintage Carpet And Rug Collection With Nazmiyal Auctions

    Turkish Oushak rugs date back to the 15th century and are known as masterpieces in the weaving industry. Oushak rugs were produced during the reign of the Ottoman empire in a small Anatolia town. Easily accessible wool and natural dyes helped kickstart broad commercial production. Leading the upcoming Nazmiyal Auctions…

    Antique Turkish Oushak carpet
  • Auction Result

    Rare, unusual mosaic tabletop tile by Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) brings $36,900 at Neue Auctions, Sept. 26th

    Also, a circa 1910 Roycroft Ali Baba bench knocked down for $17,220 and a stunning 17th century English oil portrait of a Royal or Court Lady garnered $14,760. Mosaic tabletop tile by Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997), executed in 1950, hand-set, unsigned and framed in walnut, measuring 14 ½ inches by…

    Rare, unusual mosaic tabletop tile by Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) brings $36,900 at Neue Auctions, Sept. 26th
  • Auction Result

    Civil War-era military amputation kit sells for $5,000 at Holabird's Great American Pow-Wow Auction held August 27-31

    Also, a pair of circa 1910-1920 railroad signal lamps brought $5,375 and a choice, attractive crystalline gold specimen weighing 5.45 troy ounces hit $5,625. Civil War-era military amputation kit made around 1861 by G. Tiemann & Co. (N.Y.), which had been making surgical instruments since 1826 ($5,000). RENO, NV, UNITED…

    Civil War-era military amputation kit sells for $5,000 at Holabird's Great American Pow-Wow Auction held August 27-31
  • Auction Industry

    More Is More On The Red Carpet At Benefit Shop Foundation Sept. 30

    Less is not always more. Sometimes more is more and this certainly seems to be the case this fall at The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc.,which has a busy auction season scheduled, kicking off with its Red Carpet auction on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 10 am, filled with several fine estates…

    More Is More On The Red Carpet At Benefit Shop Foundation Sept. 30
  • Auction Preview

    American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts: Session 1

    Born in Kentucky, Matthew Harris Jouett was a portrait painter active between 1800 and 1825. In his lifetime, Jouett painted many portraits of prominent Kentuckian figures, including the likes of Governor Isaac Shelby and Senator John Brown. One of the leading lots in the upcoming American Furniture, Folk, and Decorative…

    A Zanesville Pattern Molded Masonic Eagle Flask
  • Auction Preview

    September 2020 Sale

    Born into a celebrated sculptor family, French artist Louis Auguste Moreau was best known for his bronze sculptures executed in the Art Nouveau style. Moreau’s works often depicted historical figures, children, women, and cherubs adorned with floral motifs and ornaments. A bronze sculpture from Moreau is highlighted in the upcoming…

    A Large Chinese Canton Porcelain Vase
  • Auction Industry

    Items From NYC Estate Of Lucy Jarvis And Others Featured in Schwenke Auctioneers September 20th Auction

    On Sunday, September 20th at 1:00PM Schwenke Auctioneers will hold its Autumn Fine Estates Auction with an offering of over 600 lots from estates and collectors, with diverse and eclectic prime items in many categories. The sale features one hundred twenty-five lots of Asian and European fine and decorative arts from the…

    Items From NYC Estate Of Lucy Jarvis And Others Featured in Schwenke Auctioneers September 20th Auction
  • Auction Preview

    The Jerry and Cathy Mueller Collection

    Drummers were considered an essential part of the American Civil War. Beyond regulating the marching of soldiers, drums worked as communication devices in camps and on battlefields. Each drum call was assigned a specific task. Army men were mandated to learn these drum calls to aid non-verbal communication during the…

    AN ELGIN IRON ROOSTER WINDMILL WEIGHT IN ORIGINAL PAINT
  • Auction Industry

    Cottone Auctions will hold an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction Saturday, October 3rd, with over 250 quality lots

    The auction includes fine art, Tiffany Studios lamps, 20th century art and design, decorative arts and furnishings, Asian objects, estate jewelry, gold coins. The many outstanding Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) lamps and accessories in the sale from various collections include this fine Peony table lamp with a 22-inch shade (est. $60,000-$80,000).…

    Cottone Auctions will hold an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction Saturday, October 3rd, with over 250 quality lots
  • Auction Preview

    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Renowned sculptor James Tandi often uses verdite stone to capture Africa’s native people and wildlife. For each of his sculptures, Tandi visits the verdite mine where he hand-selects his materials. He believes in doing so, he is “revealing the spirit which is within the stone.” A carved verdite and bone…

    Austrian Cobalt Blue Porcelain Vase
  • Auction Industry

    CRN Auctions Annual September Auction

    CRN Auctions of Cambridge, Massachusetts is conducting its annual September auction on Sunday, September 20th at 11 am. The sale will follow the guidelines of the Massachusetts State covoid restrictions. The sale itself will have a limited capacity audience, therefore we encourage alternative bidding other than in person. Some of…

    CRN Auctions Annual September Auction
  • Auction Preview

    ABC: Estate Finds, Day 1 of 3

    The upcoming auction, presented by Millea Bros., features several Afghan and Persian rugs. Among the highlighted items is an Oushak carpet from the early 20th century. Made in the town of Oushak, these rugs are known for their Persian influences and hand-finished details. The available decorative carpet is decorated with…

    Johann Mongels Culverhouse (attrib), oil on canvas
  • Auction Preview

    The English Interior

    Sir Walter Raleigh was the first Englishman to encounter mahogany during one of his voyages to the West Indies in 1597. As his ship needed to be repaired, he used the native mahogany and was impressed by its quality. He loaded some for his voyage back to England. Folklore states…

    Regency Carved Oak Bookcase