The company claims to be today's (2006) world-leading specialist Auctioneers and Consultants of rare & antique Oriental carpets & textiles.
The Rippon Boswell Group, encompassing Bickenstaff & Knowles and Oriental Carpet Brokers Ltd. as well as the parent company, covers a broad spectrum of the global consumer market for Oriental rugs, carpets and textiles.
Islamic carpets: a surge of interest from the Gulf States is reinvigorating this market traditionally dominated by German collectors.(COLLECTORS' FOCUS)
Jun 01, 2008; [FIGURE 1 OMITTED] Carpets have long been one of the most popular and visible aspects of Islamic art, prized in the west since...