Very rare and original double sided silk... - Lot 119 - FEE - Stanislas Machoïr

Lot 119
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12000 - 15000 EUR
Very rare and original double sided silk... - Lot 119 - FEE - Stanislas Machoïr
Very rare and original double sided silk ISPAHAN (Iran), 2nd third of the 20th century Dimensions : 212 x 131cm. Technical characteristics : Silk velvet on cotton foundation. The carpet has two different graphics on each side (Collector's item) Side 1: A beautiful anthracite polylobed medallion hosts a starry rose, ivory and old gold, vegetalized. It is surrounded by interlacing polychrome scrolls. The whole rests on an oblong ivory counter field with Moorish arabesques. Delicate multicolored flowering branches, intertwined, frame two pendants arrows. The cream, ivory and turquoise field is decorated with pink scrolls. Small floral serrated spandrels. Two cream counter borders with plant garlands, highlighted with two-tone lace, surround the main ivory border with a succession of multicolored corollas, placed on a charcoal support and hung on leafy branches. Great distinction. Side 2: The pinkish field of this mihrab hosts an anthracite flowered vase, from which is extracted an anthracite cartouche with multicolored starry vegetation. It is framed by two trees of life with intertwined branches and flowers in polychrome that serve as perches for six colorful birds. Magnificent turquoise vaults in braces, decorated with purple scrolls and ivory buds. Two ivory counter-borders with undulating plant garlands enclose the main border, also ivory, with a series of polychrome flowering corollas placed on pyramidal supports with stars and plants in purple, old gold and ivory. External highlighting with chess pieces in positive and negative. Beautiful poetry. Original and rare carpet on the market, double-sided rendering unpublished!
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