12 Press Releases

Tag: Oriental Rugs

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    Eclectic Variety Auction

    Rugs have been woven in Turkey since the 13th century, following the arrival of nomadic tribes from Central Asia. Turkish carpets were highly influenced by the Greeks, who dominated carpet manufacturing at that time. The carpets often employ geometrical motifs and are made of wool, cotton, and silk. They are…

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    Antiques, Clocks & Estate Auction

    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s Moulin Rouge: La Goulue poster continues to be one of his most-recognized designs. The Moulin Rouge dance hall opened in October of 1889, but by 1891, attendance had fallen due to increased competition. In 1891, Toulouse-Lautrec was commissioned to produce posters for the newly opened cabaret. His first, La…

    R. Ogwus, Kittens on the Keys
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    Decorative Arts and Local Estates Auction

    During the Art Deco period of the 1920s, Baume & Mercier introduced square-and-rectangular-case watches, known as ‘Hamptons.’ Their name was taken from the Hampton neighborhoods in New York. Available in the upcoming Decorative Arts and Local Estates Auction, offered by Uniques & Antiques, is a ladies stainless steel diamond watch by…

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    Oriental Rugs from American Estates

    Serapi rugs entered the market in the early 19th century. Known for their strength and durability, Serapi rugs were weaved with silky wool that gave them a smooth, alluring texture. These rugs typically focus on details: floral patterns, diamonds, curvilinear lines, and medallions are common patterns. An antique Persian Serapi…

    Antique Peking Rug, China
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    Annual “Cabin Fever” Auction

    Michael Keane (1948-2015) was a preeminent marine artist. Drawing inspiration from the sea, his oil paintings depict sailing vessels of a by-gone era. Keane’s work is focused on yachts and sailboats in motion. The upcoming auction, ‘Annual “Cabin Fever” Auction’, presented by Eldred’s Auction, will feature Keane’s oil on canvas down-easter…

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    The Fall Sale

    William Paxton (1869 – 1941), an American painter and instructor, is widely recognized for employing a technique called "binocular vision" to his paintings. Only one area of his compositions were in focus, whereas the remaining appeared blurred. The upcoming auction, The Fall Sale, presented by Eldred's Auction, will feature Paxton’s…

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    Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets

    The Anatolian rug is characterized by unique dyes, colors, motifs, textures, and techniques. While oriental rugs are well known to the world, the West Anatolian rug is a rare find. A hand-woven Anatolian rug from Turkey will be presented in the upcoming auction organized by Skinner. A large selection of…

    Bakshaish Prayer Rug
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    Fine Art & Antiques

    The popularity of Automobiles was ignited when Karl Benz developed a gasoline-powered automobile in 1885. A decade and a half later, a group of businessmen was inspired to make vehicles with exquisite designs and affordable rates; this resulted in one of the most prominent automobile companies of all time, the…

    Cottone Auctions
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    September Estates Auction Day 1

    In the upcoming two days September Estates Auction by Austin Auction Gallery, bidders will come across a well-curated collection of Texas & Western Art, arms and ammunitions.    The first day of the auction will host multiple firearms and other accessories. The highlight of the auction is a rare Winchester Texas…

    Austin Auction Gallery
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    Antique and Americana Auction

    Experience the extravaganza of American antiques in the upcoming Antique and Americana auction by Hess Auctions. We often come across a lot of antique rooster weather vanes. However, the uniquely designed galloping horse and jockey weathervane by J.W. Friske is a rare find. The copper and zinc sculpture by the…

    Hess Auction
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    August Gallery Auction

    The August Gallery Auction, offered by Leland Little, is primarily a collection of home and office décor. Among the fine antique pieces are three music boxes, one of which is a Regina Coin-Operated table top unit. Regina was an American producer who made these musical instruments. They were usually built…

    A Qing Dynasty Chinese Cloisonne Snuff Bottle
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    Estates Sale

    Since 1973, Roland Antique Gallery has specialized in traditional fine and decorative arts. After viewing the catalog for Estate Sale, their expertise is evident through a fantastic collection of fine arts, sculptures, and furniture.  Two works of art are from Carole Feuerman, recognized as one of the world's most renowned,…