Lot 1323. Rare antique Pau-Tou-Palace carpet

Starting price:€ 2 500
Auction date:01.12.2018   11:00
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Lot 1323Rare antique Pau-Tou-Palace carpet
China. To 1800. Wool on cotton. On the yellow background of the Central medallion, scenic view of a Fo-dog, with his boys playing. Width framing from a peonies tendril. In the mirror surface of the ceiling of the decor from a variety of vases with Buddhist symbols of good Luck. A circumferential border of Swastika grain of rice - and cloud-collar patterns, as well as symbols of the "Eight treasures". Age-Appropriate Signs Of Wear. D. 274 cm.
A comparable piece is in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
Cf. also: H. A. Lorentz "Chinese carpets". Fig. 51.
Provenance: Purchased in the 80s in the international art trade, Konrad Bernheimer, Munich.
A rare antique Pao Tou carpet. Signs of age.

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