Throne-back rug with central design of an elephant with vase surrounded by Buddhist symbols. Plum Blossoms
Lot 8097
A Ningxia throne-back rug Late 18th/Early 19th Century
Sold for US$ 5,185 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Ningxia throne-back rug
Late 18th/Early 19th Century
Woven in shades of blue, cream and peach on a golden yellow ground with a white elephant saddled and supporting a large potted vase and surrounded by Buddhist emblems above Mt. Mehrut emerging from crashing waves, the stepped sides embellished with an elegant foliate meander band, red cotton border.
32 x 32in (81.3 x 81.3cm)

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  • Provenance: Plum Blossoms, Hong Kong
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