Carpets and Textiles are like a fresco in which history, art and cultural patterns from the East and the West blend.
The preciousness of materials and the figurative intent with which these objects are conceived, make them a furniture element that, from ancient times until today, boasts the interest of a niche of enthusiasts. The fine catalogue proposal of carpets, tapestries, textiles, laces and fine fabrics, goes through the centuries to compose new pages of market and elegance.
In the last few years, the Carpet and Textile department registered a considerable improvement of the client base thanks to a top-quality selection of pieces. This is reflected in the excellent bids for several Keshan carpets from the Mohtashem school (€12,500), large Aubusson carpets (€6,875) and an unusual silk Tabriz with a decoration inspired by Bidjar carpets (€15,000).
At Palazzo Crivelli we're getting into the heart of the auction season with the Furniture and Old Master Paintings Sale, which concluded with a turnover of over €2 million, 80% of lots sold and a 162% increase in value from the starting estimates...