A PAIR OF SALMON-GROUND CHAIR PANELS
Qing dynasty, 18th Century
each woven with a four-clawed dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst scrolling clouds, all above a central medallion with archaistic phoenixes radiating to bi disks entwined with pairs of dragons in each corner, the panels at the top and bottom decorated with cranes and confronting dragons
each 64 x 20 in., 162 x 51 cm
Sotheby's New York, 7th May 1981, lot 170.