Oriental and European Carpets & Rugs

17 Apr 2007, starting at 11:00 BST .

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Oriental Carpets; Giavanni Curatola (1983): Rugs and Wall Hangings: Period designs & Contemporary Techniques; Joan Scobey (1974): World Rugs & Carpets: a comprehensive guide to the design, provenance and buying of carpets; David Black (1985): Rugs & Carpets of the World; Ian Bennett (1977): Oriental carpet Design: a guide to traditional motifs, patterns and symbols; P R Ford (1981): Oriental Carpets; Ulrich Shurmann (1979) (6)

Rugs of the Caucasus: Structure & Design; Peter Stone (1984): Caucasian Carpets and Covers; Richard Wright & John Wertime (1995): Rugs and Carpets from the Caucasus; Lintif Kerimov, Nonna Stephanian, Tatyana Grigoliya, David Tsitsishvili (1984): Caucasian Rugs; Ulrich Schurmann (1974): Kazak; Roul Tschebull (1971): Early Caucasian Rugs; Charles Grant Ellis (1976) Oriental Rugs, A Complete Guide; Charles W Jacobsen (1973) (7)

Antoque Anatolian Carpets from Austrian Collections (Number 1848 of 2500); Society for Textile Art Research (1983): Turkish Carpets from the 16th to the 17th Century; Lefevre & Partners (1977): Topkapi Saray Museum Carpets; Hulye Tezcan (1987): Weavers, Merchants and Kings: the inscribed Rugs of Armenia; Lucy Der Manuelian and Murray Eiland (1984): Armenian Carpet; Manyan Ghazarian (1988): Turkish Rugs: The Rachel B Stevens Memorial Collection; The Textile Museum (1968): The Splendor of Turkish Weaving; Louise Mackie (1973): Armenian Rugs from the Gregorian Collection; Arthur Gregorian and Joyce Gregorian Hampshire (1987) (8)

Oriental Rugs, A Complete Guide; Charles Jacobson (1967): Oriental Rugs; John Kimberley Mumford (1981): Oriental Rugs and Carpets; Fabio Formenton (1972): The Book of Carpets; Reinhard Hubel (1970): Check Points on How to Buy oriental Rugs; Charles Jacobson (1978): (5)

Rugs & Carpets from Central Asia; Elena Tzareva (1984): Tribal Rugs; James Opie (1992): Azerbaijan Carpet (1985): Antique Oriental Rugs & carpets; Philip Bamborough (1989): Oriental Rugs of the Hajji Babas; (1982):

Oriental carpets in the Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin; Fredrich Spuhler: Oriental rugs, A New Comprehensive Guide; Murray Eiland (1981): Alte und Antike Knupfarberten der Turkmenen; Berkheimer (1977): Rare oriental Woven Bags; Collection Adil Besim (1982) (4)

Oriental Carpet & Textile Studies I; Robert Pinner & Walter Denny (1985): Oriental Rug Repair; Peter Stone (1981): Textiles of Baluchistan; M Konieczny (1979): Rugs and Flatweaves of the Transcaucus; Richard Wright & George O'Bannon (1980): From the Bosporus to Samarkand, Flat-Woven Rugs; Anthony Landreau and W Pickering (1969): The Qashqa'i of Iran; World of Islam Festival (1976): Oriental Rugs, An Updated Guide; Charles Jacobsen (1977): Tribal Rugs; Jenny Housego (1978) (8)

A Kuba rug East Caucasus, 5 ft 9 in x 4 ft 1 in (174 x 124 cm)

An Afshar rug South West Persia, 6 ft 7 in x 5 ft 3 in (201 x 160 cm) some minor wear

An Ushak rug West Anatolia, 7 ft 2 in x 5 ft 4 in (219 x 162 cm)

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Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £20,000 of the hammer price;
26% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £20,000 up to and including £700,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £700,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
and 14.5% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £4,500,000.

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

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