about bickenstaff & knowles

A Specialist Global Brand

Over nearly 40 years of intensive and increasingly successful business activity, Bickenstaff & Knowles have become firmly established as the best known auctioneers and liquidators of handmade Persian and Oriental rugs and carpets in the United Kingdom and throughout the major and emerging world markets.

This long experience of innovative auction and liquidation marketing enterprise, of unrivalled specialised expertise and knowledge of a difficult product, and of consistently meeting the most stringent deadline and budget requirements of its commissioning clients, has made the company recognised as the most effective intermediary for the fast and efficient disposal of extremely large quantities of Oriental carpet inventory and collateral in the world.

By regularly interfacing with target consumer markets throughout the extensive territorial landscape in which the company of necessity operates to achieve successful liquidation in the shortest possible time of this enormous through-flow of high-end luxury product, together with the creative and ground-breaking marketing and promotion processes it has developed to inform and attract this discerning multi-cultural customer base, Bickenstaff & Knowles has grown into the most recognised and trusted global brand among Oriental carpet connoisseurs worldwide who demand the best quality at the best price, with the added reassurance of the best before- and after-sales service and advice available anywhere in this field.

The beneficial momentum of the Bickenstaff & Knowles brand is a key principle of the company's future roadmap, guided as always by a total commitment to consistently exceeding the most demanding expectations of our commission and consumer clients alike.