Nazmiyal auction to cover the carpet spectrum Oct. 15

carpet spectrum

Antique Persian Kashan Mohtashem carpet, 7ft 9in x 9ft 6in, 1880s. Estimate: $8,000-$12,000. Nazmiyal auctions image

NEW YORK (PRNewswire) – Nazmiyal Auctions has announced its upcoming online auction to be held on Oct. 15. Expertly sourced from various national and international estates and collections, as well as from the Nazmiyal collection, the sale is filled with exciting opportunities for both first-time buyers and seasoned collectors. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

With starting bids ranging from $100 to $18,000, a range of pieces from tribal seminomadic storage bags to large room-size Persian decorative carpets from Tabriz, Kerman, Khorassan and Sultanabad are on offer. Highlights from the selection of Caucasian rugs is a colorful Karachopt Kazak rug (lot 7022, estimate: $5,000-$8,000) and a Daghestan prayer rug (lot 7021, estimate; $3,000-$5,000). Among the decorative room-size carpets, lot 7064, a circa 1880 Mohtashem Kashan carpet (9 ft. 6 in. x 7 ft. 9 in., estimate: $8,000-$12,000) and lot 7109, a Turkish Oushak carpet (16 ft. x 12 ft., estimate: $20,000-$30,000) are standouts.

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Caucasian Karachopt Kazak, 4ft 9in x 7ft 2in, 1880s. Estimate: $5,000-$8,000. Nazmiyal auctions image

The earliest carpet in the sale, lot 7110, an 18th century Turkish Smyrna carpet (lot 7110, estimate: $8,000-$10,000) comes from a California estate. An attractive group of room-size Bakshaish and Heriz carpets range in price from $6,000 to $12,000, while several high-quality Qum rugs in both silk add wool represent weaving from the 20th century.

Several Israeli Marbediah and Bezalel rugs, rare to come to market, are an excellent opportunity for collectors, including a Menorah rug (lot 7102, estimate $3,000-$5,000). From Asia, there are Chinese textiles, Tibetan, Khotan, Mongolian and Chinese rugs and carpets. Rounding out the sale are a a group of runners in various sizes and designs, neutral Moroccan rugs and colorful Swedish kilims.

For inquiries contact Nazmiyal Auctions at 212-545-8029.


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