Nichols rugs

The most famous maker of Chinese Art Deco rugs was the American Walter Nichols. Walter Nichols started his production of Nichols Chinese Rugs in 1924 in the port city of Tientsin in Northern China.

Circa 1925 Art Deco Chinese Oriental Rug signed NICHOLS. Robert T. Mosby
Circa 1925 Art Deco Chinese Oriental Rug signed NICHOLS. Robert T. Mosby
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Chinese Nichols carpet circa 1930. Christies February 2015.
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A ‘Nichols style’ carpet, North China. Sothebys April 2018.

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