Antique Chinese Rug, Origin: China, Circa: Early 20th Century - This sublime and truly captivating antique Oriental rug – an antique Oriental Chinese carpet made during the early years of the twentieth century – is truly an achievement in rug-making. This fantastic piece possesses many of the qualities most sought after by collectors of such rugs, and would make a proud addition to any home. A delicate, lace-like pattern of abstract ivory clouds, dragons, leaves, and flowers unfolds across the warm cinnamon ground of this lovely antique Chinese. The elements in the center approximate an oval medallion, while those at the edges affect a border and cornerpieces. The richness of the design is nicely counterbalanced by the simple, two-tone palette. All in all, this is a Chinese carpet that is not to be missed. Its emblematic design and traditional composition make it not only a highly desirable piece, but a genuine work of art.