Syndicate contentJames Cohen

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. www.jamescohencarpets.com 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 jamescohen50@hotmail.com if you are interested in any of my listings.

  • Heriz runner, woollen foundation, in excellent condition. Original ends and sides. 14'0" x 3'3"
    price:  please enquire

  • Beautiful antique Khamseh chicken rug, in full original pile, no repairs. All natural dyes despite appearances to the contrary.
    price:  please enquire

  • Pair of antique narrow Oushak runners, each 3'1"-3'2" x 11'7" in full pile, no repairs, with lovely colours. One is missing a ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • Pair of Rhodes embroideries, early 19th century, fragments of curtains that would have served on the matrimonial bed. Embroidery is in good ... read more
    price:  £1,800 GBP + shipping

  • Stunning Zorastrian girls wedding pantaloon. Embroidered stips of silk and cotton, sewn together and formed into trousers, to be worn on the ... read more
    price:  £1,500 GBP inc mounting

  • Heriz runner circa 1920, full pile and built like a tank. Original ends and sides, lovely apple green border, most unusual. 11'5" ... read more
    price:  on hold

  • Very pretty and unusual Tibetan sitting mat. Has an aniline red but is still an antique weave with a lot of integrity. ... read more
    price:  £375 GBP + shipping

  • Early Turkish rug fragment, possibly 15th century. Conserved onto linen backing. 1'4" x 5'5" Fantastic piece.
    price:  Sold, thank you!

  • 19thc Belouch birdbag 2'2" x 1'10" Unusually large birds, full pile, and rich natural dyes. Minor corrosion to browns, throws the high ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • Rare and beautiful Jaf saltbag, all natural dyes, circa 1900. Also has very attractive flatweave backside.
    price:  £1,350 GBP + shipping

  • Antique Karachopf Kazak with all natural dyes, 5'0" x 6'7" / 153 x 200cm in as found condition. Worn, with old repairs, ... read more
    price:  GBP £850 + shipping, ok £750 or make offer

  • Colourful Konya prayer rug circa 1850. i love the golden border with the multi coloured serrated leaves, they seem to be moving ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • Superior Saryk Chuval ca 1850 in perfect condition. Beautiful rich wine red ground colour and fantastic teal tones in the skirt. 4'6" ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • Interesting Qashqai animal trapping, first half of the 20th century. Quite an unusual and decorative object, attractive with the tassles. Size includes ... read more
    price:  £265 GBP + shipping

  • Silky wool and delightful colour elevates this example out of a rather ordinary group into a small, elite group of pieces actually ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you

  • a pair of lovely Afshar bagfaces with herds of opposing goats.
    price:  Pair $1,000 USD =REDUCED ! £400 GBP + shipping

  • I'm not sure if these early Tekke chuvals are an actual pair, or just very similar. They've clearly spent a lot of ... read more
    price:  $950 USD the pair REDUCED ! £450 GBP + shipping

  • 19th century Sarab runner with a wide range of rich natural dyes, in slightly worn condition. Missing sides, raggedy at one end. ... read more
    price:  £875 GBP + shipping

  • 19th century Oushak runner 3'8" x 20'8" cut and reduced at one end. Rather attractive greeny-blue field and in good condition with ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • Pair of Chinese throne back covers, joined together, 19th century. 2'5" x 4'9" / 72 x 144cm. Excellent condition, full pile but ... read more
    price:  £975 GBP + shipping

  • Early 20th century Heriz carpet, of the heavy, durable kind with rich, warm colours. So despite some wear this carpet is still ... read more
    price:  £2,750 GBP + shipping (approx $3,000 USD)

  • Beautiful small antique Heriz rug 5'3" x 6'11" /160 x 210cm
    price:  please enquire

  • Antique Oushak carpet 8'7" x 12'0"
    price:  please enquire

  • Mid 19th century Fereghan carpet, Herati design, great border. 11'3" x 15'4" Very good condition, with minor wear, mostly corroded browns. No repair ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • Over the years, I've owned a few of these plain field 'Met-hane' runners but this one is by far the most beautiful- ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • Antique Oushak carpet in full pile and with no restoration- barring two sewn up fireplace cuts. Ultra decorative and rare carpet, in ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • 19th century, white wefted Mahal carpet, worn but very pretty and still useable on the floor. 8'6" x 10'2"
    price:  please enquire

  • Sarab runner, dated 1212, 3'5" x 16'3". mostly good pile, slightly low in the middle, new overbound sides.
    price:  please enquire

  • Antique Chelaberd Kazak, Karabagh district, Azerbaijan, Circa 1875 in excellent, restored condition. 4'7" x 6'10". Last three pictures show pre-restoration. The asymmetric ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Narrow Karadja runner ca 1930 3'0" x 10'9"/ 91 x 329cm in decent condition. Some foundation visible, mostly good pile, very durable ... read more
    price:  £950 GBP + ship

  • Belouch piled mat or soffreh 2'8" x 2'5" in full pile. Doesn't quite lie flat but will probably stretch well. In full
    price:  £120 GBP + shipping

  • Very handsome antique Shahsavan kilim approx 300 x 200 in need of a clean, otherwise in good condition.
    price:  £1,450 GBP + shipping

  • Very nice all natural Jaf Kurd bagface in full, glossy pile, 19th century.
    price:  £475 GBP + shipping

  • 19th century Qashqai rug, 4'2" x 6'10". Generally good pile with low areas over the middle medallion. Nice tribal feel to the
    price:  £975 GBP + shipping

  • Gorgeous 17 x 10 antique Oushak with aqua marine main border. In good condition.
    price:  please enquire

  • Giant pale Amritsar carpet 600 x 552 or 19'6" x 16'10" Very worn allover,no actual holes. Fantastic 'look', with colours of cream, ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • An exceptional Ersari Main carpet circa 1850. Full pile, incredible colour. Pictures taken pre- tidying up of kilim ends and selvedges being ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Small Heriz rug in unusually good condition- all original, untouched. Circa 1920 2'10" x 4'7"/ 86 x 139cm
    price:  please enquire

  • Small Sauj Bulagh fragment ca 1800 with dragon forms. Probably part of a runner. Superb wool and colour 9" x 32" Please have ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Superb Bakshiash carpet, late 19th century, in good original pile. 11'6" x 15'1"
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Early 19th century Khotan rug 4'5" x 7'10"
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Golden yellow ground mid nineteenth century South Caucasian long rug in excellent condition. Please contact for more details.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • 18th century Flemish or French Tapestry fragment 20" x 86"
    price:  £650 GBP + shipping

  • Sultanabad rug ca 1900, 3'3" x 5'8".
    price:  £825 GBP

  • 18th century Kuba Blossom fragment 1'4" x 2'1"
    price:  £1,000 GBP

  • a large green field 19th c Oushak carpet 11'9" x 15'7"
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • An early 19th century Shahrisabz ascending flower suzani in near perfect condition, with stunning colour and drawing. Please email for more details
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Worn but very pretty Sarab runner from the late 19th century. Still has a great look, no holes. 3'4" x 13'8"
    price:  £950 GBP + ship