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Ethnographic | Ancient | Tribal | Textile Arts | Auction, July 8

Ethnographic | Ancient | Tribal | Textile Arts Live Online Auction: Thursday, July 8, 2021, 9AM ET Public Preview: July 6-7, 11am-3pm, appointment required; please email a list of lots you wish to inspect, contact frontdesk@materialculture.com Also accepting phone and absentee bids. Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF)

2021-06-15T12:49:07-04:00June 15th, 2021|Auctions|

Oriental Rugs from American Estates | 46 | Auction, June 14

Oriental Rugs from American Estates | 46 Live Online Auction: Monday, June 14, 2021, 10AM ET Public Preview: June 12-13, 11am-4pm, appointment required, please email a list of the lots you wish to inspect to frontdesk@materialculture.com Also accepting phone and absentee bids. Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF)

2021-05-23T12:26:43-04:00May 23rd, 2021|Auctions|

May Estates | Auction, May 26

May Estates | Fine, Folk & Outsider Art | Antiques & Decorative Arts | Jewelry Auction: Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 10AM ET Preview: May 24-25, 10am – 3pm, appointment required Also accepting phone and absentee bids. Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF)

2021-05-11T16:11:02-04:00May 11th, 2021|Auctions|

Fine, Folk, Outsider Art | Auction, April 29

Fine | Folk | Outsider Art | 245 Lots Live Online Auction: Thursday, April 29, 2021, 11AM ET Preview: April 27-28, 10am – 3pm, appointment required Also accepting phone and absentee bids. Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Please Note: There Are No Hidden or Confidential Reserves; All Acceptable Bidding Commences at the Online Start Price

2021-04-08T11:01:41-04:00April 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Ethnographic, Ancient, Folk, Asian, Textile Arts | Auction, April 21

Ethnographic | Ancient | Folk | Asian | Textile Arts Live Online Auction: Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 10AM ET Preview: April 19-20, 10am – 3pm, appointment required Also accepting phone and absentee bids. Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Please Note: There Are No Hidden or Confidential Reserves; All Acceptable Bidding Commences at the Online Start Price

2021-04-01T12:18:31-04:00April 1st, 2021|Auctions|

The Leigh Marsh Collection | Auction, June 27

The Leigh Marsh Collection | Antique Turkmen and Oriental Rugs | Fine Art Click Here to View the Virtual Catalog Live Gallery Auction: Sunday, June 27, 11AM ET Public Exhibition: June 23-26, 10am – 5pm Exhibition Reception: Saturday, June 26, 1pm – 4pm. Informal Gallery Talk, 1pm: Dennis Dodds, Secretary General of the International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC). Also accepting phone and absentee bids. Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Leigh Marsh Antique tribal and village rugs and trappings have been avidly collected and studied for the better part of a century; the more they were understood, the more they were appreciated, and there is no doubt they will continue to be coveted. New and experienced collectors alike will have an opportunity here to intelligently enhance their inventories, while more casual buyers will be able to find exemplary weavings in a wide price range, all carrying the Marsh provenance. Those fortunate enough to have realized that collecting can in itself be a creative endeavor will do well to discover Leigh’s motives: He was an enthusiastic collector of the first magnitude who delighted [...]

2021-06-25T10:31:26-04:00March 25th, 2021|Auctions|

What’s In This Sale

Oriental Rugs from American Estates | 45 487 Lots Live Online Auction: Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 10AM ET Preview: March 29-30, 10am – 3pm, appointment required. Also accepting phone and absentee bids Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Please Note: There Are No Hidden or Confidential Reserves; All Acceptable Bidding Commences at the Online Start Price What’s In This Sale This Sale, 494 lots in all, features a broad array of oriental rugs and carpets, something that will appeal to collectors on every level, and decorators with keen eyes and creative minds. Conservative estimates reflect events of a decade ago, when most antiques and collectibles, including rugs, dramatically declined in value. True enthusiasts or those who simply wish to enhance their environments still see this as a time of opportunity, when great things can be bought for inconceivably low prices, but not for much longer as values are steadily increasing, and frequently exceed low estimates. Most of the collectible rugs in this sale are excellent examples of well known types, while others are rarely seen or offered for sale. An East Caucasian dragon sumak ( lot 92), [...]

2021-03-23T11:40:06-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Auctions|

Oriental Rugs from American Estates | March 31

Oriental Rugs from American Estates | 45 487 Lots Live Online Auction: Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 10AM ET Preview: March 29-30, 10am – 3pm, appointment required. Also accepting phone and absentee bids What's In This Sale: This Sale, 494 lots in all, features a broad array of oriental rugs and carpets, something that will appeal to collectors on every level, and decorators with keen eyes and creative minds. Conservative estimates reflect events of a decade ago, when most antiques and collectibles, including rugs, dramatically declined in value. (continue reading) Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Please Note: There Are No Hidden or Confidential Reserves; All Acceptable Bidding Commences at the Online Start Price

2021-03-23T11:38:23-04:00March 9th, 2021|Auctions|