Antique Khorassan Rug with Animal Hunting Scene 47492
This fantastic antique Khorassan carpet is a particularly excellent example of a traditional Hunting Scene. Highly prized among Persian rug enthusiasts, Hunting Scene pieces such as this are in the finest tradition of Persian rug making.
Antique Khorassan Rug with Hunting Scene, Origin: Persia, Circa: 1900 – A staggering work of artistic prowess from the turn of the twentieth century, this impressive Khorassan rug woven by the great rug makers of Persia is a brilliant example of one of the most admired and sought after motifs in the entire world of Oriental rugs: the classic Persian Hunting Scene Rug. Despite its relative small size – this Khorassan measures about four feet wide by six feet long – this incredible example is extremely richly detailed, with the intricately wrought lions and gazelles practically coming to life. A central floral medallion is given a similar level of detail work, as are the splendid corner pieces and the astonishing border. Indeed, practically every square inch of this truly astonishing antique Khorassan is running over with detail and impeccable craftsmanship. A kingly rug featuring a kingly design subject, this Hunting Scene rug from Khorassan represents an achievement in rug making, and is a testament to the enduring beauty of the most classically composed antique Persian rugs.