7 Press Releases

Tag: India

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    Oriental Rugs from American Estates | 40

    Oriental rugs are heavy carpets often made of silk, wool, and cotton. These are used for both utilitarian and decorative purposes. The carpets have been produced across regions sometimes known as the “Rug Belt,” including northern China, Tibet, Turkey, Iran, the Caucasus, India, and Pakistan. Some of the leading lots…

    Oriental Rugs from American Estates - 40
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    Fine Decorative and Collectible Antique Oriental Rugs

    Material Culture presents a selection of decorative antique rugs in the upcoming auction. The featured lots come from areas such as Persia, Caucasus, Turkey, India, and China. Persian rugs and tapestries are particularly highlighted. One such item is a Farahan Sarouk rug from the 1890s. Farahan rugs come from a…

    Fine Decorative and Collectible Antique Oriental Rugs
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    Oriental Rugs from American Estates

    Many antique rugs from countries such as Persia, France, Turkey, India, and China are featured in the upcoming Oriental Rugs from American Estates auction offered by Material Culture. Several Navajo rugs and tapestries will be available as well. From West African flatweave to early 20th century Chinese Art Deco, these…

    Antique Peking Rug, China
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    The Collection of Lee Bouvier Radziwill

    Lee Bouvier Radziwill visited India with her sister, Mrs. John F. Kennedy, in March 1962. Radziwill’s detailed and rare photographic record of their semi-official trip is a notable item in the upcoming October auction by Christie’s.  The 168 items presented are from the Collection of Lee Bouvier Radziwill, who was…

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    Fine & Collectible Antique Oriental Rugs

    Material Culture is offering beautiful and well-made rugs of all shapes and sizes in it’s Fine Decorative & Collectible Antique Oriental Rugs Auction. Highlighted in the action are an antique palace-sized Serapi rug, and an antique mansion-sized Heriz rug, both from Persia. Made in the 19th century, the red and…

    Fine & Collectible Antique Oriental Rugs/AuctionDaily
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    Tribal, Folk, Ethnographic & Textile Arts

    Material Culture is here to offer treasures from the 18th and 20th centuries. Along with the Asian art and antique sale, Material Culture will present important tribal, folk, ethnographic and textile arts. This auction is led by an important textile art ever showcased in this catalog; Bolivian Aksu Textile which…

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    Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence

    The auction Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, offered by Christie’s, primarily features jewelry, paintings, and weapons from the Indian subcontinent from the Mughal Empire to the early 20th Century. The Mughal Empire ruled much of the subcontinent from the 16th to the 19th century and several of these lots offer a…

    PR-233 Maharajas Mughal Magnificence by Christies