With Sotheby’s infamous $33.76 million dollar sale of William Andrews Clark’s Sickle-leaf, Vine Scroll and Palmette ‘Vase’ technique carpet last year, collectors and dealers are on a proverbial magic carpet ride of buying and selling.
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The Robb Report Luxury Newswire reports on Claremont Rug Company's Silicon Valley Collection
The Oriental rug world has evolved dramatically since 1980, when almost all dealers viewed antique rugs merely as elite decorative furnishings. Today we are witnessing a dramatically increased interest in putting the best antique Oriental rugs not only on the floor, but on the wall alongside paintings. This article explores the evolving trend.
Private Air Magazine highlights a rare 19th century palace size Ferahan carpet
Apollo Magazine looks at the world of art-level antique rug collecting
Important Trove of 19th Century Antique Oriental Rugs from Three Family Homes, Comprised of 100 First-Caliber Pieces
The Chappaqua collection features over 100 Persian & Oriental antique rugs.
THE CLARK SICKLE-LEAF Carpet... demolished the previous record for an Islamic carpet three times over.
Antique Oriental rugs have emerged as high-end collectibles, and their values have nowhere to go but up.
Art-level rugs, porcelain and chandeliers are hot on collectors' must-have lists