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Antique Savonnerie French Rug 43937

Price: $18,000.00 Price: $11,500.00

In style and color, this exquisitely crafted carpet provides an excellent example of the architectural and botanical elements favored by Baroque carpet weavers as well as the unique realism captured by their three-dimensional shading.

Width

6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)

Length

9 ft (2.74 m)

Antique Savonnerie Rug, France, Late Nineteenth Century – Here is a beautiful and exceptionally woven antique European rug – an antique Savonnerie carpet that was woven in France during the latter years of the nineteenth century in the fine Savonnerie weaving tradition. An exceptional example, this majestic antique carpet from France is a truly beautiful piece that speaks to the aesthetic tradition that was so important to the French rug weavers of the past centuries. Woven with luxuriously-long knotted-pile, this classic Savonnerie-style rug features a grand cameo medallion bordered by a field of scrolling acanthus leaves, fruit-filled cornucopias, and woven baskets of peonies, apricots, and branches laden with fruit clusters. In style and color, this exquisitely crafted carpet provides an excellent example of the architectural and botanical elements favored by Baroque carpet weavers as well as the unique realism captured by their three-dimensional shading. This beautiful Savonnerie speaks volumes to the importance of traditionally ornate and conventionally beautiful design aesthetics that dominated the artistic conversation at the time that this piece was woven. A beautiful example, this antique Savonnerie is an exceptional antique French carpet.

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