Tag Archive for: rugs
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – Skinner Auctioneers presented its initial sale from the the Jim Dixon collection, commanding widespread interest beyond the centerpiece Ming Imperial dragon carpet. The May 4 auction represented the first of several planned sales from the lifetime accruals of Jim Dixon, a passionate antiquarian and outsized figure in the world of fine woven textiles who passed away in 2020. Sales for both the live May 4 auction and a late April-early May online auction together reached $1,375,805.
PHILADELPHIA – One of the finest oriental rug collections in Philadelphia came to the block at Material Culture on June 27. The Leigh Marsh collection, with its important Turkmen component, was well known to seasoned rug collectors as many of the rugs have been well published and often exhibited.
NEW YORK — Statement pieces make a room and speak to your personal style. They can be bold and flashy, or they can be understated, with their craftsmanship and elegance speaking volumes. These five types of objects can help you express yourself and elevate your living space.
NEW YORK – The immortal Jeffrey Lebowski, better known as the Dude from the equally immortal 1998 film The Big Lebowski, was on to something when he observed that a well-chosen rug can really tie a room together. Pick the right textile–and don’t feel like you have to place it on the floor, you can hang it on the wall if you think it looks better that way–and you will elevate everything else in the whole setting. A rug can bring out harmonies in your decor that weren’t nearly as emphatic or pronounced before it entered the scene.
On June 8, Jasper52 will stage a sale of Mid-Century to Modern Rugs, with bids opening at 5 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. The auction presents 553 lots’ worth of possibilities. Here are three of the most notable.
BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers will hold a two-day online Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction on April 21 and 22. It features a large selection of modern furniture, rugs, and lighting consigned from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island, while simultaneously bringing a strong selection of prints, paintings, and other works by blue chip artists. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.