Lot 374
  • 374

AN IMPERIAL OFFICER'S CEREMONIAL ARMOR AND HELMET LATE QING DYNASTY

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
Sold
50,000 USD
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Description

comprising a waist-length brass-studded, cotton-padded, yellow and black shan pattern silk jacket with tapered sleeves ending in flaring cuffs, embroidered with a single central roundel of confronting dragons, the matching wrap-around skirt in three sections, two with a pair of embroidered dragon roundels joined by a third panel with two dragon heads of gold metal-wrapped thread in relief, the shoulder plates to match but bordered with pierced gilt-metal dragon-decorated appliques, with matching parcel-gilt iron helmet (7)
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