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Part Silk Christies Rug and Murray Eiland III Antique Oriental Rugs

November 12, 2009

We recently came across an interesting find. A part silk rug featured in an Murray Eiland III book.

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eBay Rug Was Once Sotheby's Auction

September 15, 2009

Compare these two rugs and check out the price increase!

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Portland Oregon Silk Rug Find is a Treasure in New York

April 11, 2009

What has a difference of 2900 miles, 4 months, and 29 times higher "estimate" price?

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Nazmiyal Persian Silk Heriz Carpet Once Lot 194 of Sotheby's?

October 8, 2008

This beautiful Silk Heriz Carpet appeared some 26 years ago in an old Sotheby's catalog from 1982... Where is it now? We believe it's in the possession of Nazmiyal Rugs, New York, NY! Take a look at this stunning antique carpet...

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Now and Then! Sotheby's Tabriz Persian Carpet: Now Lot 208 in 2008, Then Lot 230 in 1984

August 26, 2008

Take a look at this massive Northwest Persian Tabriz. It once was attributed by Sotheby's as a Hadji Jalili, however more recently had not been noted as such. This rug features a handsome allover field with gigantic design elements in the border. Interesting comparison after 24 years!

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Our primary focus for education includes area rugs, antique rugs, Oriental rugs and Persian rugs of all types. More detailed entries encompass evaluation of antique rugs, area rugs, chainstitch, dhurrie, flatweave, hand knotted, hand tufted, needlepoint and Oriental rugs of all ages and sizes. We also have helpful buyers guides for new rugs, antique rugs, including mansion size, palace size, and all oversized pieces, including evaluation of the most expensive rugs ever sold, auction watch and many more.

Our Rug Appraisals focus on the values of antique rugs, semi antique rugs, and new rugs including modern contemporary and traditional. Online appraisals may not be honored for replacement value in insurance situations, in which case we may refer our clients to local reputable rug appraisers for appraisal, or travel to you ourselves. We cover the Northeast United States and New England with in-person appraisals when needed, with a focus on the Tri-state area of CT (Fairfield, New Have, & Hartford), NJ (Bergen, Hudson, Sussex, Passaic, Essex, Union and Morris), NY and NYC (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Long Island, and Staten Island) as well as Putnam, Rockland and Westchester counties.

The Rug Rag appraisal approach for antique rugs and appraisals of antique rugs may encompass International markets. Newer rug appraisals are primarily geared toward the US Market. States for which we have provided Rug Appraisals to, or provided in person referrals for new and Antique Rugs include: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OK, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY, and counties within.

Our most popular rug appraisals include antique rugs such as Arak, Bakshaish, Bidjar, Caucasian, Ferahan, Hadji Jalil, Heriz, Isfahan, Kashan, Kazak, Kerman, Kermani, Kermanshah, Laver Kerman, Mohtashem Kashan, Nichols, Oushak, Sarouk, Serapi, Sultanabad, Yazd and many more. Newer rug Appraisals we commonly address are American Sarouk, Arak, Ardebil, Ardekan, Bokhara, Chinese 90 line, Chobi, Gabbeh, Isfahan, Jaipur, Karastan, Kashmir, Kashmir silk, Kilim, Mashad, Nain, Heriz, Nichols art deco, Pakistan Caucasian, Peshawar, Qum, Sarouk, Tabriz and many more.

 
     

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