77434 Antique Chinese Pictorial Rug with Art Deco Style 10'00 x 13'04. This hand-knotted wool antique Chinese Art Deco style rug features a gorgeous pictorial plum tree design set against an abrashed field. The plum tree is depicted in peak bloom with an abundance of small multi-colored blossoms elegantly dotting its gnarled branches, while a butterfly and dragonfly flutter about representing fleeting moments. Plum blossoms are amongst the most treasured of Chinese symbols; they are seen to represent fortitude and resilience, since the long-lived tree blooms brightly during the cold of winter. Butterflies are thought to represent joy. Two Phoenix birds are nestled among the branches. Phoenixes are amongst the most treasured of Chinese symbols, representing auspiciousness, elegance, virtue, nobility, honour, integrity and peace. Two heron birds are depicted swimming in a marsh setting which typically represent a path of progression. The interplay between the piece’s various decorative elements gives the composition a great deal of movement and visual interest while also creating a strong sense of story. It is enclosed with a sprouting floral vase border. With its depth of meaning, rich colors, and truly gorgeous scenery, this antique Chinese Art Deco rug would bring a sense of opulence and grandeur to any space. Perfect for a great room, wine cellar, executive suite, conservatory, state room, royal suite, hotel lobby, music room, living room, dining room, drawing room, private library, billiards room, clubhouse, large home office, master retreat, private Chambers, studio, study, loft, lounge, entertainment parlor, trophy room, large bedroom, or formal sitting room. Well-suited for a wide range of interior styles: Art Deco, Asian Modern, Qing, Ming, Minimalist, chinoiserie, Chinese Export, Asian Antique, Japanese, Regency, Contemporary, Modern Glam, Art Moderne, Abstract Expressionist, Traditional, Eclectic, Modern, Contemporary, Manor House, Neoclassical, Mid-Century Modern, Hollywood Regency, and Jazz Age. Rendered in variegated shades of brass, gold, burnt orange, copper, royal blue, navy blue, sage, army green, dark green, brown, coffee, taupe, purple, burgundy, lavender, mauve, and jade with other accent colors. Desirable Age Wear. Abrash. Hand-knotted wool. Made in China. Measures: 10'00 x 13'04.