03-13-2016 03-13-2016
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March 13, 2016 12:00PMCalender

Silk Pile and Metal Thread Chinese "Imperial" Carpet

Auction: Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2884B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 13, 2016 12:00PM


Silk Pile and Metal Thread Chinese "Imperial" Carpet, early 20th century, the inscription in the top border reads "Baohedian" or "Hall of Preserving Harmony" (the third hall from the main gate of the Forbidden City, and leads to the inner court with the Emperor's bed chamber), 9 ft. 3 in. x 6 ft.

Estimate $20,000-25,000

Very good pile, minor abrasion in metal thread ground.

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