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Old January 27th, 2013, 02:58 PM   #3
Steve Price
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Originally Posted by Jeff Sun View Post
Everyone seems to have Caucasian rugs. I was quite shocked at the number of antique caucasians. In fact the supply was so large it seemed out of whack with market pricing. ... A scan of recent and upcoming auctions also reveals what seems to me to be a disprortionately large amount of Caucasians, ...
Hi Jeff

Weaving excellent pseudo-antique Caucasian rugs has boomed, and I'm told many Istanbul dealers have become outlets for them during the past five years or so. This is probably at least a partial explanation for what you are noticing.

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Steve Price
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