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Antique, Vintage & Modern Rugs By Nazmiyal

Sun, Mar 13, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 4009

ANTIQUE CHINESE DRAGON DESIGN RUG. 11 ft 5 in x 9 ft (3.48 m x 2.74 m).

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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$100 $100
$1,000 $250
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$100,000 $10,000
ANTIQUE CHINESE DRAGON DESIGN RUG. 11 ft 5 in x 9 ft (3.48 m x 2.74 m). A Magnificently Artistic Blue Shabby Chic Antique Chinese Dragon Design Rug , Country Of Origin: China, Circa: 1870 – A beautiful array of Chinese dragons are gracefully flying across the blue sky in this breathtaking antique Chinese rug. This is a fascinating and highly artistic antique rug was woven in China around the 1870’s. The Chinese dragon is a symbol of the Chinese zodiac and people born under this symbol are said to be happy, prosperous, and bring joy to others. A felling that is strongly conveyed through the use of colors and refined patterns withing this magnificent worn shabby chic rug. This antique Oriental rug is fascinating for its exquisite use of color. The majestic Chinese blues and delicate pinks add to the interior quality of this fine example of textile art. This shabby chic antique Chinese dragon design rug may have been created to commemorate a special occasion. Six water dragons surround a central dragon that appears to be staring outwards us, the onlookers, perhaps from a protected bubble. This may have represented a ruler, or special person for whom the antique Chinese carpet was created. This captivating antique dragon design Chinese rug uses formal symmetry that enhances the suggestion that it was to be used in a formal occasion, or setting. The multitude of Dragon figures, in different states of being make it quite the rare example. Antique Chinese rugs that feature dragons are highly collectible and this would make an excellent addition to an Asian themed room. The more one spends time with this shabby chic antique Chinese Dragon design rug the more they grow to appreciate and love it. It is a fascinating piece that has a story to tell all of its own. It’s worn shabby chic texture helps to enhance its beauty as well as its sense of ancient mystery. I truly unique piece, it is sure to enhance any home’s interior design as well as exude a sense of calm upon whoever happens to be in its presence.

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