Seventeenth Century Esfahan Persian Rug 47080
Crafted in the 17th century, this sensational antique Esfahan rug reveals the heritage of Safavid designs that set the standard of elegance and remain influential.
Esfahan Rug, Persia, Seventeenth Century – Embracing the past and influencing future designs, this antique Esfahan carpet is a historic work of art that marks an important place in the evolution of Persian designs. After more than three centuries, this exquisite Esfahan carpet has a remarkably sophisticated visage with sensuous curvilinear decorations and opulent jewel tones that have acquired the muted oxidization that only comes with age. Fitting the Safavid mold of elegance, this exquisite creation features well-defined large-scale decorations, including spacious vinescrolls, Shah Abbasi palmettes and feathery polychrome Saz leaves that appear in carpets, art, architecture, ceramics and all the mediums that Safavid artisans propelled to an advanced level. For a collector or admirer of fine design, this extraordinary 17th century Esfahan carpet is an outstanding work representing the golden age of Persian arts.