19th century persian rug

Nov 19, 2021. 17:35 UTC
19th Century Persian Rug
United States of America

Persian carpets

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From what I understand this is a Persian rug made in China in the 1800s. It is 10' x 13'.


It was inherited from my great aunt in 1980. Supposedly she bought it used in the 1920s.

Answered within about 3 hours
Nov 19, 20:13 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$1,500 - $2,500 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$2,500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Tom,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An antique Chinese hand-knotted silk rug
late 19th/early 20th Century
With a predominantly cream-colored ground centering a floral wreath enclosing an off-center sparse landscape scene, the spandrels (corners) with floral elements, with cream selvedges (fringe trim).
10 by 13 feet
CONDITION: appears to be in good used condition; value assumes no irreversible stains, odors, tears or repairs.
PROVENANCE: inherited
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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