Helena Gumley is Specialist for Rugs & Tapestries at Bonhams Knightsbridge in London.
Bonhams holds multiple auctions of Fine Antique Oriental Carpets and Rugs per year. The department offers a vast selection from the finest Mohtasham Kashan carpets of central Persia to bold Turkish Oushak carpets and the avidly sought after tribal weavings of the Caucasus. With over 150 carpets and rugs to fit all sizes, colours, tastes and budgets, the auctions appeal to interior designers, rug enthusiasts and private buyers from around the globe.
Bonhams Carpets & Rugs department has vast experience in handling a wide variety of woven treasures. Dealing in Middle Eastern, Oriental and European carpets, rugs and tapestries our specialist department conducts auctions worldwide and continues to go from strength to strength.
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A vibrant Gavin Morton Donegal carpet early 20th century 560cm x 360cm approximately. Sold for £16,500 inc. premium
An impressive Flemish, 18th century armorial tapestry de Vos Workshop, Brussels, manufactured by d'Aubusson Royal Tapisserie, France 319cm x 243cm. Sold for £25,250 inc. premium
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