77446 Antique Chinese Peking Rug with Romantic Chinoiserie Style 06'02 x 08'08. This hand-knotted wool antique Chinese Peking rug features a round open center medallion with blooming lotuses across an abrashed ecru field. Bats, peonies, chrysanthemums and leafy tendrils surround the medallion. Bats are seen to augur good fortune, happiness, and prosperity; they are primarily seen on rugs that were created for the domestic Chinese market. Peonies represent beauty, wealth and honor, while chrysanthemums represent long life. Large peonies in the corner spandrels are given a butterfly-like appearance. Additional peonies alternating with butterflies decorate the main border, while the inner secondary border features garlands of plum blossoms. A classic color combination, intricate detailing, and depth of meaning all come together to create a lovely antique Chinese rug that would bring timeless sophistication to nearly any interior. 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. Evoke an indulgent high-end experience with this luxurious Chinese room-size rug centered around comfort and a sensual touch while creating sultry drama with a sophisticated edge. Perfect for layering with silk, fur, velvet and pairing with Lucite, chrome, marble, high-shine and lacquered surfaces, mirrored objects, ornate Art Deco filigree furniture, crystal chandeliers, and Louis IV chairs. Rendered in variegated shades of ecru, navy blue, sand, ink blue, tan, indigo, champagne, cerulean, taupe, true blue, flaxen, and other accent colors. Desirable Age Wear. Abrash. Hand-knotted wool. Made in China. Measures: 06'02 x 08'08.