Large Antique Vase Design Indian Agra Rug 3342
This antique Oriental Agra carpet from India harks back to the great Kirman “vase carpets” of seventeenth-century Persia.
Oversized Vased Design Antique Indian Agra Rug, Country Of Origin: India, Circa date: Late 19th Century – This astonishingly beautiful antique Oriental rug, an Agra made in India sometime during the late 19th century, is a truly exceptional oversized carpet. Its rich coloration of beautifully contrasting tones, its classic ornamental vocabulary, and its incredibly intricate detailing hark back to the great and highly desired Kerman “vase carpets” of seventeenth-century Persia. This magnificent antique Indian Agra rug features clusters of large-scale, multi-colored Kerman palmettes contrast effectively against the finer fill of vines and small white flowers or rosettes on the lovely blue ground. Blocks of these rosettes alternate with smaller palmettes in the main border to provide a classically harmonious resolution to the whole. Overall, this beautiful antique rug is a gorgeously executed Indian Agra rug composition that unifies together beauty and balance in a way that is deeply aesthetically appealing.