Antique Chinese Ningxia - Rug - 280 cm - 189 cm

Description
Antique Chinese Ningxia - Rug - 280 cm - 189 cm
Wool on Cotton - China - Late 19th century

A NINGXIA CARPET
North China circa 1890
A prime example of antique handmade Chinese wool Ningxia rug in the rare sandy red field arranged with five writhing dragons around flaming seed-pearl and cloud-band motifs, in a polychrome wave, cloud and mountain border (shoushan fuhai), Measuring 280 x 189cm (9' x 6') this rug has been professionally restored, cleaned and washed and has minor localised areas of wear but generally in very good condition considering its age, both end fringes trimmed and secured with slight yellow colour in the reverse of the rug but no effect on the rug at all. Very sought after and attractive piece.

Lot details
Model
Antique Chinese Ningxia
Object
Rug
Length
280 cm
Width
189 cm
Material
Wool on Cotton
Country of Origin
China
Manufacturing period
Late 19th century
Condition
Overall in good condition
Rug professionally cleaned
Yes
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