In its original calligraphic character form. The centuries-old Chinese textile industry is rich in history - Chinese carpets were first woven centuries ago by nomadic tribes in the Sinkiang and Ningxia regions of western China - but it wasn't until sometime towards the end of the 19th century that the making of rugs for export to the west began in earnest in China as the quality and fineness of the rugs was improved. An obvious use of a bold round Shou medallion is to center the entire composition on an otherwise plain field.
But it is actually quite uncommon, especial when executed in a restricted palette of two blue tones, with gold, brown, yellow and salmon colors. The effect is elegant, striking and timeless, the perfect Chinese carpet accompaniment to Art Deco or Modern furnishings.
Carpets produced in China first won official recognition in America at the 1903 Saint Louis International Exhibition where an entry was awarded first prize. With western interest kindled, substantial efforts were made to transform a cottage handicraft into a major industry in, most-notably, the Beijing and Tianjin areas of northeastern China. By the 1920s, so-called Peking-style and.
Style rugs were produced according to American import specifications and were "all the rage" in the US. Chinese art loves symbols whether they are calligraphic, pictorial, animals or flowers, objects or natural phenomena. It is difficult to find a Chinese carpet without some symbolic elements. The character has been stylized into two basic types, each with two.
A round, closed version is found in simplified and somewhat more complex variations. The other form is more calligraphic, open and squared, with more and less elaborate.
Antique Peking blue and white carpets have made liberal use of the Shou element in both field and border. No rips, no stains, no smell, no holes Professionally Cleaned. What is Dark Side and Light side of the rug? We take photos from both ends of the rug. What we mean by this is that every hand knotted Oriental rug has a "light" side and a "dark" side.The color entirely depends on how you view the rugs nape. The shade intensity from one end of the rug may be very different from what you see on the opposite end this depends on whether one looks directly into the nape or with the nape. Handmade rugs have a consistency and a shine, which may affect the rugs color. The colors of a rug will appear either several shades lighter or darker depending on where the viewer is standing in relation to the rug. USA , CANADA & EUROPE ONLY. Our main distribution warehouse is located in Turkey. Our handmade rugs are high quality, collectible rugs from all over the world. We are the 4th generation rug merchant, importing and exporting handmade rugs and tapestries from around the world. Each piece is individually selected. Our rugs are hand-knotted with handspun wool using the highest quality wools, silks, and rich vegetable dyes in classic, decorative colors in artistic, geometric and historical designs. Please drop us a line and we will be happy to answer any questions that you might have within 24 hours. Item Number: ART - 900. Full Pile Please see details under condition.
The item "Rare 1950's Imperial Chinese Ningxia Rug Qing Dynasty Shou Symbol 7Ft x 10Ft" is in sale since Monday, December 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Rugs & Carpets".
The seller is "handmadearts" and is located in CENTRAL ANATOLIA. This item can be shipped worldwide.