894
894

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MRS. WILLIARD LAMB VELIE

A BLUE EMBROIDERED SEMI-FORMAL SILK 'DRAGON' ROBE (JIFU)
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
JUMP TO LOT
894

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MRS. WILLIARD LAMB VELIE

A BLUE EMBROIDERED SEMI-FORMAL SILK 'DRAGON' ROBE (JIFU)
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A BLUE EMBROIDERED SEMI-FORMAL SILK 'DRAGON' ROBE (JIFU)
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
couched in gold-wrapped threads with nine five-clawed dragons, against a ground of dense clouds interspersed with bats and the 'Eight Daoist Emblems,' all surrounding a basket of peaches and narcissus, the sleeves and hem bordered by a lishui stripe below clouds, churning waves and terrestrial diagrams, the black collar band and cuffs decorated en suite, the sleeve extensions of midnight-blue ribbed silk
Length 56 1/2  in., 143.5 cm; Width 82 in., 208.2 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Mrs. Willard Velie (1866-1961), Illinois, acquired in Beijing circa 1900, and thence by descent. Mrs. Velie was the granddaughter of the great American industrialist, John Deere (1804-1886).

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