Vanderbilt Mughal carpet

Islamic Art Week at Christie’s London will feature four sales which will take place from 7–11 October 2013 at King Street and South Kensington. The sales offer both new and established collectors the opportunity to acquire important and beautiful works with exceptional provenance. On 8 October 2013 the Oriental Rugs & Carpets sale at King Street will feature the rare and magnificent Vanderbilt Mughal “star-lattice” carpet, which was owned by American industrialist Cornelius Vanderbilt II and remained in his family for nearly a century (estimate: £1.5 – 2 million).

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