Jasper52 auction presents premium antique rugs June 26

premium antique rugs

Unusual Caucasian Kazak rug, 55in. x 84in., all wool, 1920 or earlier. Estimate: $11,000-$13,000. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Jasper52 will conduct an online auction of 180 premium antique and vintage rugs Wednesday, June 26, beginning at 5 p.m. Eastern time. Sizes of these hand-knotted fine textiles range from prayer rugs to palace size. Estimates range from $1,000 to more than $10,000. Bid absentee or live online exclusively through LiveAuctioneers.

One of the most unusual and visually striking offerings is a Caucasian Kazak rug that features a recumbent stag as the central element (above). Woven of wool on a wool foundation, this highly detailed rug measures 4 feet 7 inches by 7 feet. Always used as a wall hanging, it is in excellent condition. Made prior to 1920, the rug carries an estimate of $11,000-$13,000.

Wild animals are also featured on a 19th century pictorial paradise rug from the Hadji Jali factory in Tabriz, Iran. The rug (below) measures 4 feet 6 inches by 6 feet and is expected to sell for $9,000-$11,000.

premium antique rugs

Pictorial paradise Tabriz rug, Iran, Hadji Jali, 19th century, 54in. x 72in. Estimate: $9,000-$11,000. Jasper52 image

An oversized Maharaja Kashmir rug exhibiting a willow tree design dates to 1900. The half-inch wool pile is primarily blue with secondary shades of pink, brown, green, purple and beige (est. $14,000-$17,000).

premium antique rugs

Oversized antique Maharaja Kashmir Willow Tree design hand-knotted rug, Turkish, 11ft. 7in. x 17ft. 8in., 1900. Estimate: $14,000-$17,000. Jasper52 image

A 12-foot-long Tabriz runner has a $1,500-$2,000 estimate.

premium antique rugs

Detail of the Tabriz runner, Iran, 1920, 3ft. x 12ft. 3in. Estimate: $1,500-$2,000. Jasper52 image

From Azerbaijan is a Karabagh rug dated 1913. This 10½-by-5-foot rug has a unique design and a $2,500-$3,000 estimate.

premium antique rugs

Caucasian Karabagh rug dated 1913, 10ft. 6in. x 5ft. 2in., Azerbaijan, all wool. Estimate: $2,500-$3,000. Jasper52 image

A room-size Chinese Art Deco dragon rug from the 1920s is in excellent condition and should sell for $9,0009-$11,000.

premium antique rugs

Chinese five-claw dragon rug, 1920s, 9ft. 7in. x 13ft., wool on cotton, Tianjin, China. Estimate: $9,000-$11,000. Jasper52 image

These premium antique and vintage rugs reveal the histories of many cultures in a refreshing way. For centuries, collectors and decorators alike have marveled at the variety of their intricate designs. Whether tribal, floral or geometric, each rug pattern retains a sense of elegance and refinement. Yet the hand-knotted or needle-pointed wool insists on humble origins. These carpets carry as much utilitarian as artistic value, accentuating any home with their rich tradition.