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#7592 Ningxia

This antique Ningxia measuring 41 X 72 (124 x 219 cm) has 5 - five toed dragons on a silk ground with metal. The design has blue and white checked dragons on a peachy colored field. The rug has a wave border in rust, peach, blue, green and ivory. This is an imperial production rug with a room placement cartouche at the top of the rug. The characters in the cartouche indicate that the rug was a spare/back for the Palace of Great Benevolence, a palace in the Forbidden City which was built in the reign of Emperor Yong Le of the Ming Dynasty. The palace was used as a residence for concubines in both the Ming and Qing dynasty. Qing dynasty Emperor Kang Xi was born at the palace in 1654. The rug is full pile. The ends and sides are complete. The buyer pays the shipping which includes insurance of $125. Please contact us for shipping outside of the Continental US.

 

 

 

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