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Tag: Bakshaish

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    English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts

    Silverware underwent many changes during the reign of George III. During his first few years in power, George II-style silver was still in use. It was only after the American Revolution that silverware returned to simpler forms from the Queen Anne period. After 1790, the demand for intricate designs was…

    Royal Interest- George III Sterling Silver Sugar Vase
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    Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets Online

    Skinner will bring over 400 Turkish, Caucasian, Persian, and Chinese rugs to auction in the upcoming online sale. Among the featured items is a room-sized Bakshaish carpet from the 1880s. Made in today‚Äôs northwestern Iran, Bakshaish rugs are known for their rustic, tribal influences and noteworthy craftsmanship. This decorative carpet…

    Serapi Carpet