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Antique Chinese Rug 45794


Size: 3 ft x 7 ft 8 in (0.91 m x 2.34 m)
Origin: China

Spiraling clouds, scrolling ruyi motifs and vibrant sunrays accompany the symbolic scaled serpent that decorates this elegant antique Chinese dragon carpet.

Antique Chinese Rug 45794,Country of  Origin: China, Circa Date: 1900 – This beautifully composed antique Chinese dragon rug created circa 1900 features a traditional composition with scrolling ruyi clouds and symbolic details set over a saturated saffron-yellow field. The vibrant field showcases a directional composition with suspended ruyi cloud motifs and exquisite poly-chromatic sunrays that add depth and perspective to the two-dimensional drawings. The serpentine dragon winds across the edges of the field as it protects the sacred flaming pearl, a symbolic representation of life and wisdom. The beautifully detailed dragon features intricate talons, contrasting scales, a flaming mane and deeply serrated tail. Clear white outlines define the edges of the spiraling ruyi clouds and symbolic motifs that punctuate the saturated yellow field.

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