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September 7th, 2013 I am now living and working in London, and I have taken a warehouse at the Park Royal Oriental Carpet Centre. Please feel free to visit me there if you are coming to London. An appointment is advisable. I have a new mobile number for the UK: +44 7747 610 248 if you are interested in 19th century and earlier oriental carpets, runners and rugs with rich colours; Also highly collectable rugs and trappings, please come by to see me, you are very welcome. The things on my website will give you a good idea of the type of stock I keep. Please feel free to write me at if you are interested in any of my listings.

  • Pretty Sarab runner circa 1910, in great condition, all original. More or less full pile, very slightly low at one end, see ... read more
    price:  £2,500 GBP

  • Great value Karadja runner circa 1930/40. a bit low in pile but no holes and sure to last a very long time ... read more
    price:  £240 GBP/ Limited time price reduction £180 + shipping

  • Antique Mahal carpet circa 1910 13'3" x 19'7" in as found condition
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Juicy Jaf ca 1900 25 x 21" all organic. Nice touch on the sides of the field design using stripes instead of ... read more
    price:  £275 GBP + shipping

  • Early 20th century Tibetan Meditation mat in very good condition. 35 x 33". No repairs.
    price:  £600 GBP/ Limited time price reduction £500 + shipping

  • Very pretty Heriz carpet circa 1910, 8'11" x 11'10", worn but no holes. Very decorative and still useable carpet for the floor.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Very charming small Ispahan or Kashan mat ca 1920. Abstract and nice! approx 2'0" x 1'9" All original.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Pretty little Mahal carpet 8'6" x 10'0" with happy, richly dyed colours. Worn and with some judicious flatstitch and repiling, this rug ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • Small Anatolian prayer kilim, late 19th century. Very nomadic and charming piece.
    price:  £475 GBP + shipping

  • One of the best Jaf bags i have ever handled, now a pillow on my sofa. Divine!
    price:  NFS

  • Sarkoy prayer kilim, ca 1850, 3'3" x 4'8" / 100 x 166cm.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • a beautiful serapi in a great size 370 x 480 or 12'3" x 15'9", in good condition but with some wear. Restorable ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Ersari Gull-i-gul main carpet fragment with shaggy pile and lovely colour. !9th c. 6'9" x 3'10" / 206 x 117cm
    price:  £500 GBP + ship

  • Very narrow and straight antique Veramin Mina Khani runner 2'8" x 9'10"/ 82 x 300cm in full, glossy pile with lovely rich ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • Afshar bagface of a rare type, with lovely colour and handle. Some damage, please look closely at the pictures!
    price:  £325 GBP + shipping

  • Ziegler & Co carpet, late 19th century, with sky blue field. 9'8" x 14'3"
    price:  please enquire

  • a bit chopped about but lovely colour and good age, an Ersari chuval, in need of some tlc. Has one minute silk
    price:  £275 GBP + shipping

  • Wool pile, wool foundation rug - possibly Shahsavan...?- great reciprocal design heavily influenced by the Bordjalou Kazak in design, wonderful reciprocating latch-hook ... read more
    price:  £1,600 GBP + ship

  • Tiny antique Agra or Amritsar mat, probably made for a campaign chair ca 1900. Size 40 x 40cm
    price:  £100 GBP

  • Ca1800 Khotan coffered gul fragment 21 x 97cm
    price:  Sold, thank you

  • 17th century tapestry fragment, wool and silk, mounted and stretched over frame. 44 x 42cm, fragment 33 x 31cm and two others.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Khotan ca 1860 3'0" wide x 2'5" tall. Missing top and bottom, with cotton and wool foundation. Faded fuchsine.

  • Ca 1800 Sauj Bulagh fragment with unbeatable colour. Approx 1'6" x 3'3"
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Ziegler Mahal carpet 11'6" x 14'8"/ 350 x 447cm. Very pretty and decorative, although worn. Priced accordingly.
    price:  SOLD

  • Bordjalou rug dated 1277 or 1861. Rough but priced accordingly. Great colour.

  • First-rate 'Serapi' from the 19th century. Elegant proportions, medallion and colour-way. Evenly worn and showing foundation but still extremely charismatic and will ... read more
    price:  sold

  • 18th century small Khotan rug with elegant large scale reciprocal border. 3'10" x 7'0"
    price:  sold- thank you

  • link Khamseh knife bag ca 1850 7" x 27", published in 'Austrian Collections' and a unique piece as far as i know. ... read more

  • 16th century 'kilim design' Lotto Oushak outer border. Very fine and with very good colour. 10 x 270cm / 4" x 8'10"

  • Pair of miniature Shahsavan saddlebags with charming rows of goats. Circa 1900. Each bag 8" x 9", now mounted separately.

  • Ghiordes oushak, worn and dirty but still has a great look 10'6" x 14'0" circa 1890
    price:  sold

  • Salor main carpet fragment, mounted, circa 1800. 4'0" x 1'8"
    price:  sold

  • 19th century Jaf bagface, 23" x 24" Sweet colour.
    price:  sold

  • 17th century Ottoman bocha. The surviving embroidery is in excellent condition, only the black stems have corroded away. Superb colour and movement ... read more

  • 9 Gul Yomud chuval first half 19th century
    price:  sold

  • Nice old compartment Kazak, could easily be mid nineteenth century. Better than average colour and drawing.
    price:  £600 + shipping. Reduced ! £600 only

  • Really old and floppy weave Belouch bagface.

  • 18th century Cretan embroidery 52 x 72cm. Please click here link for more information and other freshly acquired pieces
    price:  sold

  • 18th century Salor fragment.
    price:  sold

  • Very colourful Kurdish saddlebagface ca 1900 25" x 23" meaty and glossy no repairs.
    price:  please enquire

  • Caucasian rug fragment first half 19th century with embroidery design. Very cool. 5'8" x 3'9" Check out my other pieces on rugrabbit and ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Afshar bagface, one of a pair. The other has slightly less good colour but some silk highlights. Natural dyes, circa 1880. 12" ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Lesghi medallion shirvan rug fragmented circa 1850, 3'5" x 5'1".
    price:  sorry sold

  • 19th century Kurdish bagface. For the price and other colourful and rare rugs, please go to link just updated today....
    price:  sold

  • Ca 5th century coptic textile fragment. Great colour. Mounted behind glass, hence slight reflections overlaid in pictures. Fragment 22 x 18cm, frame ... read more

  • 17th Century Chinese runner fragment with clouds- sublime!
    price:  $750

  • This ziegler is in the usa. As you can see, it is hammered, but absolutely a beautiful and elegant carpet measuring 10'8" ... read more
    price:  $2,000 plus ship

  • All wool Bidjar 11'2" x 7'5"/ 340 x 227cm art in motion
    price:  alas alas, I sold it