Antique Chinese Rug, Origin: China, Circa: 1920 – This antique Chinese rug showcases a sophisticated allover pattern that incorporates botanical motifs and naturalistic details. The sumptuous somber blue field is adorned with carefully spaced flower heads that are surrounded by decorative vine scrolls rendered in an elegant mid-tone. Segmented petals and curvaceous leaflets with undulating contours add to the decorative qualities of the splendid allover pattern, which effortlessly flows across the field. Ivory main borders filled with vivacious butterflies and lush botanical decorations encircle the regal field and offset its rich, saturated colors. Delicate vine scrolls with filamentous tendrils meander around the borders while highlighting compound florets and a series of ornamental butterflies that are an auspicious symbol of joy. This elegant antique Chinese rug has a delicate, fluid style that incorporates saturated colors and strong thematic elements.