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


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 ( 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