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Pao Tao Chinese Rug
This mid 19th century Pao Tao measures 46 X
69. It has an Imperial coral field with a crane with wings spread serving as a
center medallion surrounded by cloud and bat motifs. At each end going towards the center
is a four legged table holding a blue planter containing two flowering trees , one in blue
and one in ivory. The corners are worked in a Chinese fretwork design with chrysanthemums.
The inner minor border is Greek key on a blue ground. The next border out has a
pomegranate ground with a scrolling flower and vine motif. The major border, which also
has a pomegranate ground, contains cartouches with various flower forms. The rug is clean
and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping with insurance of $50.00.
Robert Mosby 941-925-1025