Lot 983
  • 983

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

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
Sold
6,250 USD
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Description

the brown silk ground couched in gold-wrapped threads with nine five-clawed dragons, surrounded by blue ruyi clouds interspersed with violet bats, babao, and cranes, the sleeves and hem bordered by bands of turbulent waves scattered with auspicious objects with the terrestrial diagram rising above them, all above lishui stripes, the collar band and horse-hoof cuffs at the end of the black silk ribbed sleeve extensions similarly worked with dragons and clouds
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