Carpets/Rugs

Claremont Rug Company Acquires Trove of 19th Century Oriental Rugs for Private Sale

OAKLAND (June 5, 2015) – Globally prominent art dealer Jan David Winitz, whose Claremont Rug Company gallery specializes in art-level Oriental carpets from the “Second Golden Age of Persian Weaving,” has announced the acquisition of an important private collection from a Silicon Valley-based collector. The “Silicon Valley Collection,” built over nearly four decades, contains more than […]

Claremont Rug Company Mounts Online Exhibition of Exceptional Antique Oriental Rugs

Eminent art dealer Jan David Winitz, whose Claremont Rug Company gallery specializes in art-level Oriental carpets from the “Second Golden Age of Persian Weaving,” today mounted his fourth annual online exhibition of “best of the best” 19th century Persian and tribal rugs sold during the previous year. A total of 40 world-class antique rugs in […]

Claremont Rug Company Showcases Antique Oriental Rugs in a Variety of Residential Settings

Oakland, CA—October 21, 2014—Claremont Rug Company today released its 76th catalog, which features antique rugs from the Second Golden Age of Persian Weaving in a wide range of contemporary settings ranging from a loft in Brooklyn to a family compound in Big Sky, Montana.  Twelve distinctive rooms furnished with collector-caliber antique rugs in homes from […]

Second Look: Magic Carpets

Giving guests aboard Stella Maris the illusion of walking on water did not demand a miracle from the carpet-crafting artisans at Tai Ping, but it was difficult nonetheless. “We had been asked to produce a loose rug [almost 57 feet long] to perfectly match the layout of the corridor [outside the VIP guest cabins],” says […]

FJ Hakimian Gallery Introduces Fan Motif Vintage Kilim Compositions

FJ Hakimian’s Manhattan gallery has long been trusted resource for discerning interior designers, architects and collectors who go there in search of the finest and rarest antique and vintage carpets. Founder Joseph Hakimian is known for his discriminating taste and for globally sourcing extraordinary handmade carpets from 1750 to 1950. His fans are among the […]

French Dressing

The U.S. exhibition of The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk (currently on display at the Brooklyn Museum) may be coming to an end this weekend, but starting in March, Gaultier enthusiasts can find more of his outré designs in a new collection of furnishings for Roche Bobois. The […]

Claremont Rug Company Unveils Chappaqua Family Collection

Claremont Rug Company has announced The Chappaqua Collection, a trove of 100 important first caliber 19th century Oriental rugs from the estate of a prominent family that owned three residences: in Manhattan, Chappaqua, New York, and on the Maine coast. The Chappaqua Family Collection includes many room sizes and oversizes as well as several palace-size carpets and […]

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