SULTANABAD, West Central Persian
9' 8" x 11' 8" Circa 1900 $29,000, with 20% opportunity: $23,200
("New Arrivals Gallery") With its exceptionally well-balanced, expressive large-scale design, this spirited Persian Sultanabad is ideally suited to be the ideal foundation for spectacular decorative opportunities within contemporary or traditional decor. This enthralling village-inspired carpet presents a sun-like radial medallion with its corona stretching out to meet a botanical medley of large-scale, individually drawn motifs. Their sense of movement is enhanced by the gentle asymmetry applied by the highly experienced artist-weavers. It offers a luminous soft carnelian red and gold combination with splashes of deep teal. Note how the glimpses of fine striations in the reserve are like fragmented rays of sunlight passing across the glistening surface of this artful carpet, adding to the magical animation of every element present. With a golden parchment base augmenting a one-of-a-kind ambiance, an exquisite free-floating border based on the fabled Herati pattern becomes an entirely novel frame. This elegant and exciting carpet was meant to significantly personalize a space with its enchanting ambiance. Happily, its very good pile condition and overall durability ensure its longevity, even within active much-trafficked areas.