Lot 56. A small wool 'Five Dragons' carpet, 18th-19th century; 91cm (35 7/8in) x 92cm (36 1/4in). Sold for €2,167.50 (Estimate € 500-800). Photo Fabrice Gousset.
Woven to the centre with a forward-facing serpentine dragon encircled by four further writhing dragons, within mountain, ruyi-clouds and lishui borders.
Provenance: Robert Rousset, Paris (1901-1981)
Jean-Pierre Rousset, Paris (1936-2021)
Bonhams. The Robert and Jean-Pierre Rousset Collection of Asian Art: A Century of Collecting - Part 1. Paris, 25 october 2022.