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Carpets, Rugs & Tapestries

Bonhams holds multiple auctions of fine antique oriental carpets and rugs and European tapestries throughout the year. Our Carpets, Rugs & Tapestries 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 carpets and rugs to fit all sizes, colours, tastes and budgets, our auctions appeal to interior designers, rug enthusiasts and private buyers from around the globe.

Buying and selling caprets, rugs and tapestries at Bonhams
Bonhams Carpets, Rugs & Tapestries department has vast experience in handling a wide variety of woven treasures. Dealing in Middle Eastern, Oriental and European carpets, rugs and tapestries, we conduct auctions in London, Los Angeles, Edinburgh, Paris and Marlborough, Massachusetts, as well as Copenhagen and Stockholm through Bonhams' sister companies. Contact a specialist directly for more information or submit your item online for a free auction estimate.

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Benjamin Mini

Regional Director, Maine | Oriental Rugs & Carpets

Benjamin Mini is the Head of Bonhams Skinner's Rugs and Carpets department. He has over 20 years of experience buying and selling rugs, textiles and other antiques. During that time, he cultivated man…

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Colin Kraft

Sale Coordinator & Cataloguer

Colin Kraft is Business Manager for Oriental Rugs & Carpets at Bonhams Skinner. He brings a diverse art historical skillset to the large and varied collecting category, with a particular interest in o…

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Richard Belkin

Consultant, Oriental Rugs & Carpets

Richard Belkin is a Consultant for Bonhams Skinner Oriental Rugs & Carpets department. Well known in the national and international rug collecting world as an avid collector of antique Eastern Caucasi…

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