Lot 480

A Tabriz Tree of Life carpet from north-west Persia, c. 1900, wool on cotton, a large tree of life with palmette blossoms and enlivened by lions, monkeys, songbirds and gazelles in mirrored pairs, the ivory main border with depictions of animals intertwined into a vine design with palmettes, lxw: 266/194 cm. Very thin in places, newly secured, small rep.