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.

  • Early 19th century ne Caucasian rug fragment. This is my benchmark for great colour, about as good as it gets.
    price:  £1,000 GBP + shipping

  • Kurdish sky at night. Highly patinated Kurdish bagface, with thick glossy pile. All natural dyes, some small holes. Great graphics.
    price:  £950 GBP + ship

  • Very fine and colourful Shahsavan soumac Mafrash end panel
    price:  £625 GBP

  • Antique Shahsavan soumac saddlebag with all natural dyes and original kilim back.
    price:  £1,500 GBP + shipping

  • Early 20th century Angora Kula Oushak 4'2" x 6'6" in perfect, unrestored condition. Full pile.
    price:  sold

  • 19th century Caucasian prayer rug, 3'2" x 4'7". All original, no repairs. Has been washed twice, could probably be washed again. Brilliant ... read more
    price:  GBP £625 + shipping

  • Belouch with silky wool circa 1900 120 x 240 approx
    price:  ARTS

  • Fine antique Karachopf circa 1860 225 x 175cm
    price:  ARTS

  • Sometimes, the market is wrong...! Superb Tekke 6 Gul torba

  • 19th century Ersari Beshir main carpet, worn. If you can't tell, it's rare and beautiful. Approx 8 x 7
    price:  £475 GBP + shipping

  • Lovely old Kurd Bidjar rug with the classic 'Mina Khani' design. 4'6" x 5'10"
    price:  £375 GBP + shipping

  • early 18th century Epirus embroideries, mounted.
    price:  Sold, thank you.

  • Antique Ersari Gulli Gul Main carpet, could be mid 19th century. In worn condition but really good colour range and lovely drawing ... read more
    price:  GBP £625 + shipping

  • Very long Kurdish kilim circa 1900 with comb design. Beautiful natural dyes including forest green, lavender and burnt orange. 4'0" x 18'5" ... read more
    price:  £490 GBP + shipping

  • Richly coloured early 20th century Ersari carpet with shimmering wool. Nice mid blues, yellow and grass green. Sides reduced, kilims missing,many old ... read more
    price:  £420 GBP plus shipping- approx $570 + shipping

  • a selection of some of my purchases at the recent icoc including this beautiful circa 1700 Khorrosan fragment, made up of many ... read more
    price:  Sold, thank you!

  • John Wertime declared the twin of this bagface as 'The best of type' and the only tangible difference between them is that ... read more
    price:  Sold, thank you!

  • Fleecy, patinated thick pile on this late 19th century Kurdish Juval. i really like the dark aubergine ground colour, it's very unusual. ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • Rare antique Bakshiash narrow runner 2'7" x 13'2" in excellent condition.
    price:  please enquire

  • Early 19th century Yomud Main carpet

  • An early Khamseh bagface, with its twin, in slightly worse condition. Wool and dyes are top-notch!
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Lovely Kurd Bidjar rug 4'3" x 7'7" with Mina Khani design on a pure madder red ground.
    price:  available, please ask

  • 19th century Oushak carpet 12'6" x 10'0" in good pile with a couple of worn spots and slightly ragged ends. Has been
    price:  sold, thank you

  • 4'0" x 9'10" / 123 x 300cm Akstafa, 19th century, all natural dyes. Good pile allover, one or two very small old ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Bakshiash runner circa 1900. 3'3" x 12'10" / 99 x 390cm
    price:  Sold, thank you!

  • Antique Cloudband Kazak with single medallion. Great colours, good old one in useable condition but quite a lot of 'Granny stitch' has ... read more
    price:  Special offer £750 GBP + shipping

  • Antique Jaf Kurd bagface in full, full pile with lovely all natural dyes. 2'0" x 2'0"
    price:  £950 GBP + ship

  • 19th century Persian Jajim in complete condition, no holes, no stains and all natural dyes. 6'11" x 8'4" / 211 x 254cm
    price:  £475 GBP + shipping

  • Heriz rug 3'2" x 6'7" / 97 x 182cm Pretty colours, clean, generally good pile but with a small amount of tinting, ... read more
    price:  £975 GBP

  • 16th century Flemish tapestry fragment depicting King Solomon. 3'10" x 3'7"/ 117 x 110cm
    price:  £1,200 GBP

  • Pair of 19th century Turkoman torbas, each approximately 14" x 33" in good pile but cut on the edges, as seen in ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Superb Kansu carpet, possibly 18th century, in stunning original condition. Minor old restaurations. See Grote-Halsenbalg for similar. 9'7" x 5'3"
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Serapi Heriz circa 1900 10'7" x 12'6" in decent condition, finer than average. Nice to see the light blue medallion. a striking ... read more
    price:  On hold

  • Not many rugs as tribal as this Khamseh out there. Must be one of the most freely drawn, archaic rugs i have ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • Lovely old Sivas or Nigde long rug with beautiful colours and highly patinated wool. Full pile but some old repairs and two ... read more
    price:  £1,500 GBP + shipping

  • Very fine, beautifully made Baku Verneh 6'7" x 4'5" / 200 x 133cm with a wide variety of animated birds, dogs and ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you

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

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

  • 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:  sold, thank you

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

  • 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:  sold, thank you

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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