On Tuesday, October 4, starting at 9 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will offer a sale titled Exceptional Antique, Vintage, and Modern Rugs. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Its 329 lots contain a dizzying array of fine textiles from Asia, Europe, the Middle East and more. These include an impressive carpet made in Bulgaria in 1920; a Kirman, Lavar carpet from the same year, created in southeast Persia; a circa-1880 Chinese carpet with a cream background and images of flowers and branches; a Samarkand rug from the 1930s with an orange and white motif; a Chinese painting on fabric, at least 150 years old, depicting a family tree; and rectangular rugs, one from Mongolia and another from Tibet, centered on an image of a single, fearsome tiger.
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