Of the Top Ten Most Expensive Carpets Sold at Auction in 2008, three are Zieglers.

Sotheby’s New York June 11, 2008 Sale N08456

ZieglerLOT 258:

A ZIEGLER Sultanabad CARPET, CENTRAL PERSIA,
Estimate 40,000—60,000 USD

Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer’s Premium:
$ 182,500 USD

MEASUREMENTS
approximately 18ft. 6in. by 10ft. 9in. (5.64 by 3.28m.)
A Famous Carpet Company Finds New Life
Always famous, Ziegler & Co. is ushering in the new Persian Carpet renaissance from its American headquarters at Nasiri Carpet in New York,New York. While continuing its history of traditional quality and innovation. Using long-established methods, its workshops create subtle and beautiful carpets that fit both modern and traditional décor.

1 comments:

Anonymous
at: November 15, 2013 at 12:25 PM said...

Valued at $182,000? WOW. What? Is it made of gold? What keeps the price THAT high? -Jordan