This is an exquisite
collection of antique Caucasian rugs, gathered along the years by J. C.
Oliveira. Now being sold as he concentrates on fine collectable antique
Chinese and Tibetan rugs. This collection comprises around 150 antique
Caucasian rugs, mainly piled pieces, from several parts of the Caucasus
and includes Akstafa, Chajli, Daghestan, Gendge, Karabagh, Kazak, Kuba,
Lesghistan, Moghan, Shirvan, Shirvan-Baku and Talish rugs. It shall be
offered in small lots. Inquiries are welcome. J. C. Oliveira is based
in Macau and Hong Kong, in the south of China, from where he makes
regular raids into China, South-East Asia and Turkestan.
He is a serious collector of
fine antique Chinese and Tibetan art, mainly in textile arts – rugs and
textiles – furniture, and Buddhist works of art.