Lot 275A
  • 275A

AN IMPERIAL EDICT SCROLL QING DYNASTY

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
Sold
25,000 USD
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Description

silk brocade woven with a dragon-cloud border and mounted as a handscroll, the texts written in both Chinese and Manchu script, the Chinese reading from right to left and the Manchurian from left to right, the opening section woven with two dragons flanking the characters gaoming ('imperial mandate'), repeated in the Manchurian section, signed with six different dates: 17th day, 12th month, 54th year of Qianlong; 17th day, 12th month, 8th year of Jiaqing; 17th day, 12th month, 15th year of Jiaqing; 2nd day, 8th month, 1st year of Daoguang; 17th day, 12th month, 20th year of Daoguang; 18th day, 12th month, 2nd year of Gaungxu, showing the line of hereditary succession to a military general title
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