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Sotheby’s: Rugs & Carpets (Autumn 2017)

November 7, 2017
12 AM GMT

Sotheby’s New Bond Street, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA, UK


Twenty rare, early rugs from the collection of the celebrated architect and author Christopher Alexander highlight this Rugs & Carpets sale. There is the extraordinary fragmentary 17th-century Anatolian weave. An iconic example of the type it is known as ‘the Pink Panther’ due to the unusual motifs within the field. There is a cross section of both collector and decorator pieces offered in the sale, which represent Persia, India, Central Asia, Anatolia, Turkey and Europe and include complete carpets, rugs and runners, signed and dated pieces and evocative fragments

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