Jasper52 rug auction Oct. 29 draws from all points of the East

Caucasian dragon design rug, 7ft. 4in. x 10.7ft., Iran-Russia border wool woven on a cotton foundation. Estimate: $900-$1,000. Jasper52 image


NEW YORK – Seventy hand-knotted rugs will be offered in a Jasper52 online auction Sunday, Oct. 29. Woven in village workshops, the antique, vintage and modern rugs in this auction are available in all colors and sizes. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

One of the first lots to be sold is a fine Caucasian dragon design rug (above) of Iran-Russia border wool on a cotton foundation. This rug, which measures 7 feet 4 inches by 10 feet 7 inches, is expected to sell for up to $1,000.

From India comes a Mahal design rug (below) of fine quality wool pile on a cotton foundation. Having an allover floral design, this 9-by12-foot rug is estimated at $800-$900.


Handmade allover floral Mahal design Indo rug, fine quality wool pile colored with natural vegetable dye, 9 x 12ft., cotton foundation, India. Estimate: $800-$900. Jasper52 image


An unusual animal subject design on a red field stands out on a Persian Shiraz Qashkai kilim flat woven nomadic rug. The rug, which measures 5 feet 10 inches by 8 feet, is natural dye wool woven on a goat wool foundation.


Persian Shiraz Qashkai kilim flat woven nomadic rug 5ft. 10in. x 8ft, natural dye wool woven on goat wool foundation, Iran. Estimate: $400-$500. Jasper52 image


Baby lamb’s wool went into a 9-foot-long semi-antique Persian Sarab runner, which is estimated at $400-$500.


Handmade semi-antique Persian Sarab runner, fine quality baby lamb’s wool pile, all natural vegetable dye, 8ft.7in. x 2.5ft., cotton foundation. Estimate: $400-$500. Jasper52 image


An antique pictorial Keshan, 6 feet 8 inches by 4 feet 3 inches, features trees, animals, birds and fish. The colorful wool on cotton rug has an $800-$900 estimate.


Antique pictorial Keshan, hand-knotted, 6ft.8in. x 4ft.3in., wool on cotton. Estimate: $800-$900. Jasper52 image


Saving the best for last, a special red Nain from China is made entirely of silk. This beautiful hand-knotted rug, 5 feet 8 inches by 4 feet, has a $1,000-$1,200 estimate.


Red silk Nain rug, China, hand knotted, 5ft.8in. x 4ft., silk on silk. Estimate: $1,000-$1,200. Jasper52 image


All but three of the rugs in the sale have estimates of $1,000 or less.