Lot 5133

Antique Shabby Chic Persian Kerman rug - no reserve 13 ft 2 in x 12 ft (4.01 m x 3.66 m)

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

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A Beautiful and Sophisticated Antique Shabby Chic Persian Kerman Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Antique Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1900

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This exquisite antique shabby chic rug from the Persian city of Kerman, is a well-loved piece from the early 1900’s. The midnight blue and striking reds create contrast that bring warmth and vibrancy to one’s interior decor. The beautifully saturated antique Persian rug is almost square in shape, rather than rectangular, making it adaptable to almost any space.

The classic design uses vertical and horizontal symmetry in a geometric organizational arrangement that creates a sense of formality. The large, complex main border is highly detailed, giving this piece a special sense of depth and character. The color palette is simple, and allows the design elements of the antique Persian Kerman rug to be carried out in fine detail. Several color changes allow the artist to create shadow and highlight in the design motifs.

The theme of the antique rug is reminiscent of a beautiful palatial garden under a serene night sky, or it could easily represent a reflective pool in a grand palace courtyard. The classic design of the Persian shabby chic rug brings to mind the many different feet that have walked across it through the ages. Each one of them added to the character of the antique shabby chic Persian Kerman rug and told a story with every step.

This antique Persian Kerman shabby chic rug is a treasure to be cherished for a lifetime. It is rustic and compliments any traditional design, or perhaps it would be at home as a focus in shabby chic, Scandinavian, modern, or an organic-themed room. Regardless of where this magnificent antique shabby chic Persian Kerman rug finally calls home, it is sure to bring warmth, character and special beauty to the room’s interior decor.


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