Lot 11
  • 11

AN IMPERIAL EDICT QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, DATED 1785

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written in gilt and ink on a woven silk brocade, the edict describing an imperial promotion conferred upon an official, the text arranged in standard form reading from right to left in kaishu (regular script) and repeated in Manchu script reading from left to right, and dated to the 50th year of the Qianlong reign, corresponding to 1785
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