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Chinese Rugs and Carpets

ABOVE:  A fine and rare late 19th century Chinese Peking Carpet. Circa 1890 Dimensions: 356 × 282 cm (website number 293)   Chinese Rugs and Carpets The art of rug making in China reached its peak between the 16th and 19th centuries, with many …

The Restoration Journey

REPAIRING AND CARING FOR YOUR RUGS AND CARPETS At C. John we repair and restore your rugs and carpets with the care they deserve. As antique pieces, they should be handled delicately and our experienced repairers pay attention to every detail. …

LARTA Exhibition 2021

LARTA Virtual 2021 26 January – 14 February 2021  C. JOHN are exhibiting at Larta Virtual this year. Click here to visit our virtual stand at the Exhibition The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair – LARTA 2021 is …

More wonderful pictures of in-situ rugs

In this modern North London apartment, the designers have magically blended old and new with gorgeous colours, patterns and materials. This home has the wonderful combination of classic and contemporary.                  

Antique carpets for a lovely new home.

Beautiful antique carpets for a lovely home in the south of England We recently had the privilage of working with this wonderful client in the South of England, fitting some exquisite pieces in their beautifully decorated home.       …

Seasons Greetings 2020

    To our dear friends, colleagues and customers, As we come to the end of a very challenging year we wish you all good health, happiness and success for 2021.   With very best wishes Leon Sassoon and the team …

Parsua Contemporary Rugs – Luxury and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Galerie Chevalier: Luxury and Sustainable Development We hear daily “we must save the planet”, “our planet is burning” and other warnings justified for an imperative awareness. In 2001, when we created our rug brand, Parsua, we already …

Lapada

We are members of Lapada, the London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association. A selection of our extensive collection is available to view on their website www.lapada.org

Ivory ground Indian Agra carpet

Ivory ground Indan Agra Carpet circa 1880 New to our collection A fine and extremely rare late 19th century Indian Agra Carpet with a beautiful floral Moghul design in pastel colours on an ivory field. Hand knotted woollen pile, in …