LAVER KIRMAN 'TREE OF LIFE'
9' 8" x 12' 8" Circa 1850
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LAVER KIRMAN 'TREE OF LIFE', Southeast Persian
9' 8" x 12' 8"
(High-Collectible) At more than 160 years old, this awe-inspiring antique Persian rug features an entrancing “Tree of Life” design treasured by rug connoisseurs. Executed with remarkable virtuosity, it captures a scene that is at once natural and timeless. Displaying the best of renowned Laver Kirman craftsmanship, a single main tree completely fills the field, with a series of fluid, intricate branches and naturalistic flowers. Each diminutive blossom and bough is rendered with exquisite clarity, as the forms combine to ascend into a scalloped arch. Its tremendous sophistication and rare, deeply patinaed hues would create a beguiling ambiance in a formal environment. (Featured in our catalog, Vol. 27. No. 1, p. 28) Learn About This Rug Type