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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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