FERAHAN SAROUK, West Central Persian, 4ft 6in x 6ft 7in, Circa 1875. This singular antique Ferahan Sarouk Persian rug is another gem within the family's collection. Extraordinary fine knotting, closely cut pile and crystal clear drawing of even its most diminutive motifs create an atmosphere of ethereal grace to this collectible Persian town rug. Extraordinary balance within this 19th century rug's effusive shield medallion is harmonized by an alluringly earth tone and pastel palette.
LAVER KIRMAN, Western Persian, 8ft 0in x 11ft 1in, Late 19th Century. Thrilling dimensionality is achieved through expert color striation in the Prussian blue in the majestic medallion of this stunning room size Persian carpet.This antique art rug adds further surprise through its buff toned field and an exotic array of European and earth-toned hues, including taupe, celadon, and terracotta in the center.