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Red Background Antique Chinese Tiger Rug 72846

Original price was: $7,650.00.Current price is: $6,120.00.

Size: 6 ft 4 in x 5 ft 4 in (1.93 m x 1.63 m)
Origin: China

Amazing Red Background Antique Chinese Tiger Rug, Country of origin: China, Circa date: 1920 – The tiger is a majestic and powerful creature that has played a significant role in Asian culture for thousands of years. They are animals admired for their beauty and respected for their dangerous side. Tigers and lions have been associated with royalty and power throughout the region. This gorgeous piece is from the 1920s and makes a perfect addition to your oriental decor.

Tigers have been depicted in art since the Zhou Dynasty which was in power from 1046-256 B.C. During the Han Dynasty, tigers were often seen along with dragons. These two powerful creatures represented the balance between the mystical realms and the earthly ones. Tiger pelts and rugs were often found in temples, monasteries, and other places of cultural significance.

Until recently, tiger pelts were used as rugs as a symbol of power. Now, the tiger is a protected animal, and rugs are used to evoke their traits. This rug depicts a beautiful tiger that almost seems to be smiling. It walks among a field of flowers, which are often a representation of new beginnings.

The red background also has significance, as red is the color of luck and fortune. It is the color used during the Chinese New Year, for birthdays, marriages, and other special holidays. It is a symbol of happiness. A red tiger is said to govern over fire and summer.

Tiger rugs are also popular in Tibet and India. Tibetan Buddhists consider the tiger to be a symbol of protection. The lore surrounding tiger rugs is extensive, and this one makes an excellent addition to your Chinoiserie decor. Tigers on rugs come in a range of styles from abstract representations to those that are quite realistic. This one has character and personality.

The expression on its face makes you wonder what it is thinking and what wisdom it has to impart. This rug adds charm and color to any space and will fill your home office, or any space, with luck and abundance.

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