A Kirman prayer rug, Southern Persia, circa 1900, finely woven depicting the garden of paradise with exotic birds and animals in intertwining branches above ponds and ducks, surrounded by a pale blue border of birds and blossoms, 200 cm long, 140 cm wide
A fine Persian Kerman 'Madam butterfly' rug, a Royal beige Queen Mumtaz Madam butterfly design rug in an unusual mid green, black and tan palette with sky blue undulating floral borders, provenance: purchased at Chaudhary's Oriental carpet Pala
A semi-antique Kerman Laver prayer rug, decorated with a shaped niche patterned with a vase of flowers with leafy and flowering tendrils, song birds, vase designs with roses repeating in the quadrants, framed by narrow guards and a main border decorated wi
A Persian Kerman runner in sky blue, pink and mid green, the long borders with shaped foliate, scroll and damask rose motifs, and to the centre, a series of ornate lozenge shape medallions. Length 614 cm. Width 74 cm
A fine Kirman carpet, the ivory field woven with an all over design of indigo, claret and grey cusp medallions interwoven with scrolling flowering stems, palmette and scroll main border, signed in a cartouche at one end. Width 494 cm. Height 770 cm
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