Lot 5144

Large Antique Persian Sarouk Rug 12 ft 6 in x 11 ft (3.81 m x 3.35 m)

Estimate: $6,000 - $10,000

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Beautiful Large Floral Antique Persian Sarouk Medallion Area Rug, Country of Origin: Persian, Circa Date: 1920’s

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This gorgeous antique Persian Sarouk rug is a beautiful example of the mastery and talent of the designers. This beautiful garden-themed floral rug has many elements that make it stand out. The Persian rugs from Sarouk are known for their diversity in design and creativity in using traditional motifs in a fresh, new way. This breathtaking piece uses a traditional medallion design, but this rug stands out in the way these elements are combined.

The rug is a traditional Persian design, but it has an almost Art Deco rug feel. Persian area rugs have long been associated with classic furniture and design. They have a formal quality that has made them favorites for formal dining halls, libraries, and other areas that reflect a refined taste. Persian rug designs have endured for so long because of the ability of the designers to adapt to changing tastes throughout the centuries.

The use of lighter cream color to define the symmetrical floral elements gives it an almost stained-glass effect, only in reverse. The general layout of the ivory Persian Sarouk rug looks to be inspired by Art Deco rugs that were being produced in other areas of the world at the time. It is not known if this was truly the case, but the artistic elements of this design era are present. Of course, this piece will add an air of authenticity if you have a historic home from this time period.

The beauty of antique rugs from Persia is their ability to transcend time and fit into any decor. Today, designers continue to rely on them in formal settings, but they are also using these beautiful antiques in ways that are new and fresh. Persian rugs are used to create a focal point in the space and that draws the eye and creates definition. The symmetrical design of this rug makes it perfect for adding color and balance to an all-white or neutral room. The versatility of Persian rugs is what has made them able to stand the test of time, and this piece will add a sophisticated and refined look to any room of your home.


Overall very good condition. The pile is full and even. The ends are complete and secured. The sides are complete and secured. There is no dryness in the foundation. This rug is clean and floor ready.. Please contact our rug experts at auction@nazmiyal.com or call us for any questions you may have at 212.545.8029.

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