Antique Chinese Oriental Rug 43743
Reminiscent of spiraling, line-based patterns found throughout Central and Southeast Asia, this striking two-tone medallion carpet uses traditional Chinese design concepts with strong floral silhouettes.
Chinese Rug, China, Circa 1900 – This beautiful and elegant antique Oriental rug – a Chinese piece made some time around the turn of the twentieth century – is truly an achievement in rug-making. This gorgeous piece possesses many of the qualities most sought after by collectors of such rugs, and would make a proud addition to any home. Featuring a subtle ecru and indigo color palette, this dramatic Chinese rug uses spiraling scroll work vines, silhouetted leaves and flowers as well as fascinating lotus motifs with segregated petals, which add an unexpected contemporary feel. With strong, contrasting colors that are reversed in the field and borders, this classic medallion carpet features a bold interplay of negative and positive space. All in all, this is a piece that is not to be missed. Its gorgeous design and fantastic composition make it not only a highly desirable piece, but a genuine work of art.