Age Highly-collectible/1910-1930. This circa 1930 Art Deco Chinese rug measures 8 ‘ 10” x 11’ 9 “ (274 X362 cm). It has a strawberry red to dusty rose ground with a five toed dragon in ivory and two shades of blue coming out of a rockery and it has a tree motif in each corner. There are bats with flower branches in the field with large blue and white clouds. There is a large ivory incense burner at each end of the center of the field with puffs of blue smoke. The top and bottom of the field contains a green rockery with a lovely flowering tree in blue, ivory, and black. A wave motif border or surrounds the rug. There is a small re woven area the size of my palm. The rug is in very good condition and has only a few white knots as seen in the image. This rug is 99% full pile, and has very lustrous and fine wool. The ends and sides are complete. The rug is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping and insurance..
Age Highly-collectible/1910-1930. This circa 1920 Art Deco Chinese rug measures 8’11” X 11’5” (185 x 350 cm). It is the darkest teal green with a red border. It has a rockery in the lower left hand corner in yellow , purple and shades of green out of which is sprouting a huge double trunk tree with foliage spilling over into the border.There are blossoms coming out of the branches through which can be seen a full yellow moon. This rug is a perfect example of tropical deco. It has beautiful bubblegum colors that really snap. . The rug is full pile. The ends and sides are complete. It is essentially mint condition. The buyer pays the shipping and insurance.
Age Highly-collectible/1910-1930. This circa 1925 signed Nichols Art Deco Chinese rug measures 8’11” X 11’10” (185 X 277 cm). It has a garnet red field with a center motif of trumpet vines with a nice medium jade green border with gigantic flowers coming out of the border into the field which is very enticing to the butterfly which is flitting around the upper right corner looking for his companion in the outer border. The border consists of huge flowers and leafs meandering in and out of the border into the field in purple, yellow, three shades of blue, three shades of green, lavender and rusty red. In the lower left quadrant is Chinese script. This is a very rare deign for a Nichols rug and one hardly ever see Chinese script in this kind of rug. The wool is better than most Nichols rugs. The rug is extremely heavy. This was obviously a custom made piece. It is in mint condition. This rug is full pile. The ends and sides are complete. It is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays shipping with insurance .
Age pre-1910. .
This third quarter 19th century antique Karabaugh rug measures 6’5” X 20’11” (198 X 640 cm). This rug has a motif of humongous flowers in the most beautiful greens, red and ivory on a coal black natural wool ground. The ends and sides are complete. The rug has very good pile and is finely woven with a KPSI of 144. This is an exceptionally beautiful solid antique rug. It is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping and insurance .
Age pre-1910. This circa 1890 Kuba measures 4’1” X 5’2’ (124 x158cm). It has a honey gold field with a latticework motif filled with eight pointed stars ala Dagestan. It has two minor borders of crosses and rosettes and a major border of meandering lazy S’s on a red ground. The ends and sides are original and complete except for a very bad repair 18” up from the bottom. The rug is evenly low. It has a very pleasant design and a calming motif. The buyer pays the shipping with insurance .
Age pre-1910. This circa 1850 Kuba measures 3’8” x 4’9” (140 x 198cm). It is a fantastic and essentially mint condition Kuba for its age. This beauty has 14 diagonal rows of a very abstract flower motif in ivory, light blue, peach, green, red and dark blue. Each design is just a little bit different, with no two alike. They are drawn in a diamond grid with a cube split four ways at each point, all on an ivory ground. All four borders are different diamonds and triangles with a cross hatched design on a rose ground. The outer border is very asymmetric also with flower motif in yellow, rose, blue and red on a sky blue ground. This is one of the most exciting Kubas I have ever seen. The asymmetric elements are really wonderful and the rug is essentially perfect. It does have some repairs to it. The buyer pays the shipping and insurance .