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Antique English Deco Carpet
Catalog#: 40289
Artist: Not Available 
Category: Rugs & Tapestries
SubType: Rugs
Origin: England-UK
Era: 20th Century
Height: 121 inches
Height Note: 10ft 1in
Width: 77 inches
Width Note: 6ft 5in
Price: $38,000
Antique English Art Deco, 1930's. This beautiful study in modernist abstraction may conceal a wealth of traditional oriental secrets. Could it be that there are finely rendered Chinese frets or meanders and curling arabesques sprawling asymmetrically across the surface? Dare we see a large irregular ivory medallion here with corner pieces in the lower area? Is this a stunning modern deconstruction on the ancient vocabulary of rug design, or are we looking at Gorky or Miro translated into decorative floor-covering?

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