Antique Chinese Ningsia Rug 46743
Crafted in the early 19th century, this antique Chinese Ningsia rug features an exquisite bidirectional landscape composition embellished with auspicious creatures.
Antique Chinese Ningsia Rug, China, Country of Origin: Cina, Circa Date: Early 19th Century – This unmistakably magnificent antique Chinese Ningsia rug tells a symbolic story with birds, animals and auspicious figures. The daring bidirectional composition uses traditional motifs and a classical palette of camel brown and indigo to create an original design. Asymmetric elements, flattened shrubs, animals with composite perspective and zigzagging land elements beautifully fit together to create a perfectly balanced composition that makes the auspicious crane the definite focal point of the expertly decorated field. Golden-yellow lotus blossoms superimposed over T-shaped fretwork borders give the traditional pattern a uniquely modern appearance. This elegant antique Chinese Ningsia rug embodies the essence of Chinese design by incorporating auspicious motifs, sophisticated com-positional elements and stylized figures that work together wonderfully.