Pictorial Kerman antique Rug Kirman Shah Inspecting

August 18, 2012 by
Filed under: Antiques Rugs 

Original vs. post production alterations. 100+ year old Kerman Shah antique rug, we review the selvages and overcasting around the fringe and edges of the rug.

Christie's Unmasked book trailer - Uzbek Persian Rug Owner Challenges Christie's in Exposé

Christie’s Unmasked book trailer News Release – Christie’s Unmasked book trailer — Web Site – www.christiesunmasked.com Release Date: December 11, 2010 Contact: P. Allman peteallman@publicist.com Uzbek Persian Rug Owner Challenges Christie’s in Exposé Otabek Teshabekov, a businessman from Uzbekistan, became disgruntled after his dealings with representatives of Christie’s Auction House as he sought appraisals for his 19th century Persian rug. He felt he wasn’t being dealt with in good faith, and he ultimately felt compelled to write his story as an exposé of the international company’s and the industry’s practices. He is now taking his story public, speaking with media, joining others similarly affected, and announcing the upcoming release of “Christie’s Unmasked.” After the limited edition, advance release of the novel, “Christie’s Unmasked,” in Europe, Teshabekov experienced attempts on his life in London and in his country. Teshabekov began his odyssey initially when he sent photos of the valuable Persian rug to Christies, where he was told the rug was worth 0000-0000. But after taking it to the London, England office in person, he was told something disturbingly different: the rug was Turkish Koum Kapi, not Persian Tabriz and worth around 000. Moreover, this opinion was changed and same carpet was called as Kysen. Carpets Kysen never existed. After his belief and disappointment that he was being taken advantage of, he began a trek that took him to three
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One Comment on Pictorial Kerman antique Rug Kirman Shah Inspecting

  1. noonestakenthis on Sat, 18th Aug 2012 8:09 am

    Cant wait to see this film.

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