Claremont Rug Company Exhibits Major "Treasury" of Collectible Antique Art Pieces

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OAKLAND, CA.- Claremont Rug Company today announced the acquisition of an 85-piece collection of rare 19th century art-level Oriental rugs assembled and held by a single family over four generations. Entitled “The Heartland Treasury of Antique Art Carpets,” the collection will be available for viewing on the Gallery’s website (www.claremontrug.com) on Thursday and at the Gallery’s location (6087 Claremont Avenue) on Saturday. Assembled by two generations of an industrialist family between the 1930’s and 1970’s, the collection contains a wide gamut of connoisseur-level pieces from the major weaving centers and renowned tribal groups created during “The Second Golden Age of Persian Weaving” (circa 1800 – 1890). “This august assemblage includes a number of one-of-a-kind, art-level specimens so unique that no published examples can be found, while others are sterling renderin