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PROPERTY FROM A CANADIAN FAMILY COLLECTION

AN IMPERIAL EDICT SCROLL DATED JIAQING 6TH YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1801
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
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PROPERTY FROM A CANADIAN FAMILY COLLECTION

AN IMPERIAL EDICT SCROLL DATED JIAQING 6TH YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1801
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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AN IMPERIAL EDICT SCROLL DATED JIAQING 6TH YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1801
mounted as a handscroll, made from different colored brocade woven with a dense pattern of clouds, inscribed in Chinese and Manchurian, the Chinese reading from right to left and the Manchurian from left to right, the opening section decorated with two dragons flanking the characters fengtian gaoming ('imperial mandate of heaven'), repeated in the Manchurian section
Length 164 1/2  in., 417.8 cm; Width 12 3/8  in., 31.3 cm
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Provenance

A diplomatic family serving in the Canadian Foreign Service, acquired in the 1960s, and thence by descent.

Important Chinese Art

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New York