11' 7" x 17' 10" 3rd Quarter, 19th Century
LAVER KIRMAN, Southeast Persian
11' 7" x 17' 10"
3rd Quarter, 19th Century
(High-Collectible) This 19th century rug in the Persian Court tradition is a world-class weaving of tremendous artistic magnitude and technical virtuosity. Its astonishing innovation includes its singular teardrop center medallion based in rare deep moss green. This ethereal mandala encapsules a sumptuous vision of delicate trees with intertwining branches that bear six endearing birds. A vast field of an extraordinarily intricate repeating Herati design creates a lush enclosure for this idyllic scene, while an extended series of unfathomably detailed borders completes this one-in-the-world composition. Consummate craftsmanship and excellent condition make this incredibly beautiful oversize Laver Kirman carpet truly collector-caliber. Learn About This Rug Type