Lot 1442
  • 1442

A BROWN EMBROIDERED 'DRAGON' ROBE (JIFU) QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 USD
Sold
12,500 USD
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Description

  • silk
  • Height 56 1/2  in., 143.5 cm
the brown silk ground couched in gold-wrapped threads with eight five-clawed dragons surrounded by colorful ruyi clouds, bats, babao, and flames, all above lishui stripes, bordered with a navy blue-ground silk repeating the motif, navy blue ribbed silk sleeves, lined with robin's egg-blue silk

Provenance

L'Asie Exotique, La Jolla, CA, 1998.
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