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.

  • Truly outstanding condition, 19th century Karabagh runner with Akstafa design. a fine, tight weave, back like leather. Full pile everywhere. Original selvedges ... read more
    price:  HALI Fair

  • Soumac bagface 55 x 50cm, with fuchsine highlights
    price:  GBP £120 + shipping

  • Tibetan Tiger rug, circa 1930, 2'10" x 5'6". See Mimi Lipton for similar. In excellent pile with mild discolouration and a few ... read more
    price:  Please enquire

  • First half 19th century Soumac bagface, unusually large at 2'7" x 1'11" / 81 x 60cm. Beautiful!
    price:  Please enquire

  • 19th century Bakshiash carpet, worn, 308 x 315cm
    price:  Please enquire

  • 19th century Kurdish runner with a lovely abrashed emerald green border and regular repeat yellow and red medallions on a midnight blue ... read more
    price:  GBP £3,250

  • 19th century Shahsavan soumac bagface, as seen. Excellent , fine weave, all natural dyes. 72 x 66cm
    price:  Sold, thank you

  • One of the loveliest mid 19th century Ersari Beshir main carpets i have handled. Pictures should be self explanatory but let me ... read more
    price:  Please enquire

  • Genje Kazak circa 1880. Lovely floppy weave, glossy wool and generally good pile. Some corroded abrash blue in the field and raggedy ... read more
    price:  GBP £650 + shipping

  • Early 19th century Melas rug, great colours and super soft wool. Now with minor restoration to sides. Available at the Hali Fair, ... read more
    price:  Please enquire if you are not trade, thank you.

  • Long narrow Heriz area runner. 2'8" x 14'8" some low patches, a little foundation showing, no repairs, clean and ready to use.
    price:  Please enquire

  • Karabagh Cloudband rug with distinct animal forms in each corner, all natural dyes. Overall very good pile, original ends and sides but ... read more
    price:  Sold, thank you

  • Alpan Kuba circa 1900, full of various shades of green. In restorable condition. Some fuchsine and orange highlights 3'11" x 10'9"/ 119 ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Bokhara 'Nim' suzani circa 1850, 3'6" x 5'0" with original fine blue fringing and backing.
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Mid 19th century Kirsehir prayer rug 4'1" x 5'9". See it at the Hali Fair, London June 27-30th inclusive.
    price:  Sold, thank you

  • Pale yellow antique Heriz 6'2" x 9'5" in good condition.
    price:  Available, please enquire.

  • Kirsehir rug, Western Anatolia, circa 1850. Nice old little rug, with striking graphics which still read well despite the wear. 4'6" x
    price:  GBP £290 + ship

  • Mid 19th century Ura Tube Suzani, Uzbekistan 197 x 165cm / 6'5" x 5'5"
    price:  Available, please enquire.

  • Very fine antique Moghan runner, circa 1880, in as found condition. 99 x 284cm. Generally good pile, with rough edges. Some moth ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Early 20th century silk wefted Qashqai Pushti 51 x 52cm / 1'8" x 1'8" in excellent condition. Sides new overbound. Typical 'hot'
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Stunning 19th century Saryk chuval in full pile.
    price:  Available, please enquire.

  • Early 20th c Balouch prayer with marvellous people. 5,10” x 3’0”
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Super fine early Shirvan runner, dated, with exceptional colours and velvety pile. Circa 1850. 3'2" x 8'10"
    price:  Available, please enquire.

  • Tiny Gorevan runner, in full pile, circa 1900. 2'2" x 8'3"
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Fantastic Heriz carpet fragment made into a long runner. Approx 12' x 3'0" circa 1880
    price:  Available, please enquire.

  • Fine Narrow Heriz runner, circa 1920. 2'8" at the widest point by 10'7". Full pile.
    price:  GBP £2,800 GBP

  • Antique Balouch rug 2'4" x 4'3". Full pile, original goat hair side cords. All vegetable.
    price:  GBP £550 inc UK ship

  • 16th century 'Kilim design' oushak rug outer border 10 x 300cm
    price:  GBP £500 inc UK shipping

  • Antique Shahsavan soumac bagface, all natural dyes
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Early 20th century Jajim, striking piece, approx. 8' x 6'
    price:  On polite request

  • PAir of antique Baluch bagfaces. Very shiny wool, typical moody Balouch combinations of navy blue, red and clever use of ivory. Each ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Manzandaran Jajim circa 1880 with beautiful organic colours with original quilted backing. Approx 8'0" x 6'0"
    price:  On polite request

  • 19th c Persian Jajim with all the colours of the rainbow, in perfect condition. Large size approx. 240 x 240cm
    price:  £575 GBP + shipping

  • Early 19th century Anatolian prayer rug
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Gorevan Heriz carpet early 20th century. Unusual allover design with nice touches of green upon the rusty red ground. Thin pile but ... read more
    price:  Available, please enquire.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Rare antique Bakshiash narrow runner 2'7" x 13'2" in excellent condition.
    price:  sold, thank you

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

  • 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:  sold, thank you

  • 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

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

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

  • Giant pale Amritsar carpet 590 x 525 or 19'6" x 16'10" Very worn allover,no actual holes. Fantastic 'look', with colours of cream, ... read more
    price:  Sold, thank you

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

  • Pretty Sarab runner circa 1910, in great condition, all original. More or less full pile, very slightly low at one end, see ... read more
    price:  £2,500 GBP

  • Ersari Gull-i-gul main carpet fragment with shaggy pile and lovely colour. !9th c. 6'9" x 3'10" / 206 x 117cm
    price:  £500 GBP + ship