Chinese Hand Knotted Wool Pictorial Rug. \n\nWoven with scholar's objects and vase with lotus, early 20th C. (124x66cm) \n\nPROVENANCE: \n\nEstates Late Adolphe and Asra Alexander, a German-Thai couple involved with architecture, interior design and import-export merchant trading, initially operating in Bangkok they moved to Brisbane in 1960. Asra was the daughter of a German merchant living in Thailand whose company imported luxury European goods, and (with royal warrant) counted the Thai palac
Oriental carpet. SAROUGH old/PERSIA, around 1900, 350x265 cm. The salmon red central field shows a central flower and a dense pattern of flowering branches and umbels. The midnight blue main border is patterned throughout with a pamette design. Re-imported knotwork of silky shiny wool. According to the age few traces of use. Purchased in Schweinfurt/Bavaria in 1978 at a purchase price of 11.400.-?.
Oriental silk carpet. GHOM/IRAN, 20th century, 220x130 cm. Medallion rug with rust red field patterned with spiral tendrils. The pale green main border shows a floral wave pattern. Noble knotted work of pure silk in the dominant colors of rust red, pale green and light beige. Signs of age and use, min. edge damage. NO SHIPPING TO THE USA
Oriental hall/palace carpet. TÄBRIZ/PERSIA, 20th century, 660x470 cm. A monumental red star medallion with corresponding corner fillings dominates the pastel green mirror, which is densely patterned with spiral borders, some of which have dragon heads at the ends. In addition, there are flowers, umbels and lancet leaves, as well as many animals, such as birds of paradise, parrots, phoenixes, cats of prey, and many others. The main border is patterned with cartouches alternating between flowering