This circa 1850-1875 Peking Chinese Oriental Rug measures 11’0” X 13’8” (338 x 420 cm). It has a fantastic snow white field with a five clawed dragon in two colors of blue with ivory touches. It has an ivory major border with a rather geometric vine and flower motif in blue. This is encompassed with an inner minor border of facing light blue dragons on a dark blue ground separated with a ‘Shou’ symbol for luck. The outer minor border is a Greek key motif in light and dark blue. The rug is in essentially perfect condition. It is full pile. The ends and sides are complete. It is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping with insurance.
Age pre-1910. #6723 Khotan.
This circa 1880 Khotan measures 5 ‘ 9” x 9’ 0 “. This fantastic carpet has a bittersweet field with two medallions which are drawn in a three stage 3- d effect. The outer portion of the medallion is in pale aubergine with a very pale green flower head motif. The next stage, proceeding inward, repeats the field color of bittersweet with ivory flower heads. Proceeding inwards is an elongated circle with a modified wave motif. This is a very interesting combination which I have never seen before. This rug is in essentially mint condition with full pile. The ends and sides are complete. This rug is clean and ready to go.The buyer pays the shipping and insurance..
Age pre-1910. This circa 1890 Peking Chinese antique Oriental Rug measures 10’0” X 16’0” (305 x 487 cm). Miles of blue! This rug has an indigo field containing a circular central medallion in rusty brown with a table with floral decorations, a flower pot containing a flowering tree and a pot of tea. It is simple but elegant. “How Chinese.” The very simple design consists of Buddhist iconographies sa the brush pot with brushes, the scroll, and the beribboned book. The corners are each worked in a tall vase on a table containing a floral motif and a short vase on a table with floral motifs. The entire rug is encompassed with a major border in rust with meandering flowers and vines and floral motifs. The minor border in camel hair contains half rondels in rust, blue and ivory filled with floral designs. The entire rug is enclosed with a four inch wide border in the same color as the field. The rug is essentially full pile with slight oxidation in the brown. In this type of rug, if the brown is not oxidized it is not old. The rug is made with the finest wool that money could buy at the time. It is unbelievably soft and luxurious. The ends and sides are complete. It is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping including insurance of $150.
Age Highly-collectible/1910-1930. This circa 1925 Art Deco Chinese Oriental Rug signed NICHOLS measures 9’0” X 11’11” (274 x 368 cm). It has a large floral medallion in pink, rose and terra cotta with leafs in two shades of blue, two shades of green and light and dark purple. The corners are worked in the same motif only quartered. All is on a midnight blue ground. The major border is light blue with meandering flower and vine design with flowers in the same colors as in the field of the rug. This border is flanked with two minor borders. The interior minor border is a pale café au lait about 3 inches wide consisting of the endless knot design separated by flowers, leafs and grapes. The outer minor border is more interesting as it is composed of foliated dragons facing each other and ‘Shou’ marks for long life. The background color is the same as the interior border. The dragons are done in charcoal. This rug is in mint condition as if it was made yesterday. It is woven using very fine Manchester wools. The rug is a custom design rug made to order and signed Nichols. It is full pile. The ends and sides are complete. It is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping with insurance of $150.00.
Age pre-1910. This circa 1925 Art Deco Chinese Oriental Rug measures 9’0” X 11’7” (274 x 356 cm). This rug is a fantastic color of pumpkin. I have never seen a rug in this color before. The rug is confined to only three colors. Pumpkin and two shades of blue. It is very dramatic! It has a center medallion in the form of a wreath with a large piece of foliage that is quartered and surrounded by Chinese fretwork with one leaf to the east, west, north and south of it. There are nine bats which reflect the luckiest number in Chinese astrology and symbolize good luck. They are cavorting among the foliage which consists of various renditions of sprigs of flowers, bamboo sections and wreaths. The minor border consists of two shades of blue with a pearl motif. The major border is the same color as the field with a motif consisting of vases of flowers separated by various stylizations of meandering flowers and vines. The rug is full pile. The ends and sides are complete. It is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping with insurance of $125.00.
This rug is one of a matching pair of 9’x12’ rugs which is very rare to find. They were custom made in about 1925..
Age Highly-collectible/1910-1930. #7662 Art Deco Chinese Oriental Rug.
This circa 1925 Art Deco Chinese Oriental Rug measures 8’11” X 11’9” (274 x 362 cm). You want hot pink? You got hot pink! Hot pink field with masses of floral motif coming in from the sides and ends and going back into the border. The flowers and leafs are in purple, green, yellow and light pink. There are grapes coming down from a vine at one end. The border is the most beautiful pure emerald green. The rug is full pile. The ends and sides are complete. It is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping with insurance