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Two Baotou Mats

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2845B
Lot:
269
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Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2845B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2015 1:00PM

Description:

Two Baotou Mats, China, early 20th century, one with a fret-work center medallion flanked by Buddhist treasures and scholar's objects with "wan"-in-fret spandrels all on an ivory field, all within a "wan"-in-fret main border, pearl and meandering "T" minor borders, 3 ft. 11 in. x 2 ft., and one with a fret center medallion enclosed by several blossoms, "wan"-in-fret spandrels, all within a light blue endless knot, coin and blossom main border, meandering "T" and pearl minor borders, 4 ft. x 2 ft.
Estimate $300-400


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China, Baotou, Fret, Greek culture, Meander, Ornaments

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