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    Sale 7429

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    25 October 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 235

    A NINGXIA CARPET

    NORTH CHINA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NINGXIA CARPET
    NORTH CHINA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Occasional light surface marks, selvages frayed

    13ft.6in. x 10ft.9in. (412cm. x 326cm.)


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    There is an 18th century fo-dog carpet of the same colouring in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, whose design reportedly became the prototype for many later examples, (H. A. Lorentz, A View of Chinese Rugs, Haarlem, 1973, pl.46, p.91).

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