Antique Rugs of the Future Project

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"Lotto" rug (Anatolian style), early XVII century, Western Turkey, Ushak Region, Ottoman Empire. Joanneum Museum, Graz. Published in Hali 81


image source:, John Taylor




A Vanitas still life. North Italian School, second half of the 17th Century
(oil on canvas) (Estimate 60,000 80,000 USD)