Rug Auctions – Most Expensive Rugs

Most Expensive carpet sold

‘Clark Sickle-Leaf’

Most Expensive Antique Rug Ever Sold - Rug Auctions

Early 17th century.

Aprox. size is 8’9″ x 6′ 5″ (2.67 m x 1.96 m).

It was last exhibited in Washington D.C.,
Corcoran Gallery of Art August 25, 2007 – January 6, 2008.

Provenance Bacri Frères, Paris.

Estimate: 5,000,000 – 7,000,000 USD.

Lot #12 Sold: 33,765,000 USD (Buyer’s Premium).

Sold on June 5th, 2013 in NYC
at Sotheby’s Auction.

Reproduction of this carpet in-stock & available at Dilmaghani in sizes: 6′ x 9′, 8′ x 10′, 9′ x 12′, 10′ x 14′.
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2d Most Expensive carpet

‘Kirman Vase’

Most Expensive Antique Rugs - Rug Auctions

17th century.

Estimate: 307,600 – 461,400 USD.

Lot #7845 Sold: 9,599,535 USD.

Sold in London on April 15th, 2010
at Christie’s Auction.