Modernist tapestries by Calder or finely woven Persian silk rugs can always be found at one of Moran’s auctions throughout the year. Examples of Hereke, Qom, Turkoman, Aubusson and more of the world’s finest rugs, carpets and textiles can be found in auctions from The Traditional Collector to 20th Century Art + Design. Selections can also be found in our Studio Furniture & Decorative Art and ReDesigned auctions.
Vice President, Furniture & Decorative Arts Director
Roland has been in the antique and fine art business since 1994.
Roland joined John Moran Auctioneers in 1999. As a generalist, Roland has a broad knowledge of personal estate property, and is responsible for researching and cataloguing all types of objects, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, silver, porcelain and carpets; his specialty in clocks and watches also has him working closely with Moran’s Jewelry Department. He regularly prepares formal valuations for insurance and fair-market purposes.
In his role as Estates Auction Director, Roland is responsible for overseeing the thematic scope of each of Moran’s ten Decorative Art Auctions held throughout the year, as well as for coordinating Moran’s free monthly walk-in appraisal days for the local community.
A Belgian tapestry
Sold for $4,500
A hand-woven French tapestry
Sold for $3,900
A palace-sized Persian Heriz carpet
Sold for $11,220
A large antique Flemish tapestry & carved giltwood
Sold for $16,800
Let Us Value Your Collection
Moran’s offers a wide range of appraisal and paid valuation services, including fair market and insurance appraisals. By retaining Moran’s to evaluate your property, you can be sure that your heirs or trustees will be able to make informed decisions about the equitable distribution or liquidation of assets.
If you are looking to downsize your collection or prepare a home for sale, Moran’s can apply our expertise in valuation, staging, logistics, and marketing to ensure you get the best price for your property.