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.

  • 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

  • 3rd quarter 19th century Ladik prayer rug, with good colours and better than usual condition. Original sides and only minor reweaving to ... read more
    price:  reasonable, please enquire

  • Bakshiash runner circa 1900. 3'3" x 12'10" / 99 x 390cm
    price:  please enquire

  • Mid 19th century Yomud main carpet, Kepsi gul, deeply saturated dyes, forest green, sky blue, mahogany ground. Full pile! One small old ... read more
    price:  £7,500 GBP

  • 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

  • Near pair of 19th century Tekke chuvals, very fine and lovely colours, sadly rather fragmented, now on sale.
    price:  was £730 now £375 GBP the pair plus 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

  • 19th century Tekke 'Salor Gul' chuval, as seen. 4'1" x 2'9" / 125 x 84cm
    price:  £240 GBP + shipping

  • 17th/18th century Flemish tapestry fragment depicting King Solomon. 3'10" x 3'7"/ 117 x 110cm was £575 gbp now £475 gbp
    price:  Was £575 GBP now £475 GBP + shipping

  • 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:  please enquire

  • 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

  • Antique Afshar rug, 19th century, strong design graphically, the vases of flowers produce a strong negative space. It's a very artistic rug ... read more
    price:  £375 GBP + shipping

  • 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:  please enquire

  • 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!

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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