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News about Oushak Antique
NEW YORK – During the Renaissance, European elites collected luxurious hand-woven textiles they called “Turkey” rugs, symbols of wealth and majesty imported from Oushak, Anatolia in the Ottoman Empire. Unlike more formal, tightly woven Persian pieces, they featured relatively long pile, fairly loose knots, and a relaxed design realized in rich, appealing shades of red, blue, […]
WASHINGTON – 1stbid will conduct an Art and Rugs Online Auction on Sunday, March 26, starting at 2 pm Eastern time. The sale will showcase a stunning collection of handmade rugs from around the world. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
ATLANTA – At the beginning of every month, ACN columnist Ken Hall delivers top auction highlights from around the United States and the world at large. Here’s the June 2022 edition of his Gallery Report. All prices include the buyer’s premium, except where noted. Ed Clark’s Creation, $740,000, Hindman Ed Clark’s acrylic on canvas Creation sold […]
LOS ANGELES – Pieces collected by the late Kirk and Anne Douglas drew thousands of bidders to a May 18 sale by Andrew Jones Auctions to benefit The Douglas Foundation. The sale achieved a total of $343,000 as well as white glove status. More than 200 lots of modern art, antiques, tribal works, fine and costume jewelry, […]