This masterpiece carpet was made in Kashmir India. It is a one of-a-kind handmade piece that is 37 X 59 inches. The rug was crafted with 1600 knots per square inch. This is a silk on silk design taking approximately 18 months for completion.
This elegant carpet displays a colorful and moving ancient theme. The carpet shows a Mogul King royal hunting scene that is full of vibrant colors and action. The carpet is between 65 and 125 years old due to the style and theme of the art. Although an antique; The carpet is in magnificent condition. The appraised value as of November 2008 is at $12,000 Due to the unique craftsmanship, theme & the extraordinary silk qualities and excellent condition of the carpet.The fine silk Kashmir collections of carpets appreciate in value from 8-15 % a yr. This collection piece can easily appreciate 20% per year.
Due to type of silk and quality, it is perfect for a low traffic areas. The artisans recommend that the carpets enjoy bare feet and hands. The oils on our skin actually can enhance and preserve the beauty over time.
We are entertaining offers from $8,000.00. Please feel free to contact us regarding this item. We love to talk about this magnificent piece. If you are looking for a solid investment and an absolutely beautiful piece of art to enjoy, we suggest this investment that will not only keep increasing in value, it will keep giving in beauty.
NAME OF WEAVER: AJAZ AHAMED MAKE: KASHMIR INDIA MUGHAL HUNTING
Since times immemorial these tribal haves been singing the pattern at dawn and knotting down the fantastic rugs in candle-lit huts. In the noon , shy maidens and house wives are seen crushing unknown stones and pebbles in mortars tot get the desired shade of colour.
Amidst this atmosphere, your Rug was not made, butt CREATED, by a Mazari family with utmost care and enthusiasm.
Distinguished features of your rug are:
1) Its beauty of colour and its colour-combination, communicating the aesthetic feelings of the family concerned. Colour-combination is often a lead for a connoisseur to know the origin of a particular rug.
2 The meaning of colours used in your rug is its most significant characteristic for your information and interest.
a) Brown stands for harvest and fertility.
b) White for purity and peace.
c) Yellow for regal colours.
d) Red for happiness and joy.
e) Dark Blue for solicitude, authority and power.
f) Light Blue the heavenly colours.
g) Black for revolt and destruction, hence there is a professional taboo among tribal not to use Black.
Dear Friend, your rug is a proud piece for any Art-Collector and a rug lover. May it bring peace and prosperity to you and your family throughout the eternity