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AN IMPERIAL YELLOW SILK 'DRAGON' THRONE SEAT COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 87,500 USD
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AN IMPERIAL YELLOW SILK 'DRAGON' THRONE SEAT COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 87,500 USD
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AN IMPERIAL YELLOW SILK 'DRAGON' THRONE SEAT COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
embroidered in satin stitch and couched gold-wrapped threads, with five five-clawed dragons amidst clouds and bats, the central dragon portrayed frontally with a flaming pearl, all enclosed within a couched gold border, further surrounded by a border of scrolling foliage bearing large stylized lotus blossoms interspersed with bats, framed and glazed
Height 42 1/4  in., 107.3 cm; Width 55 in., 139.7 cm
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Catalogue Note

Further examples of throne seat covers decorated with dragons are illustrated in Robert J. Jacobson, Imperial Silks: Ch'ing Dynasty Textiles in the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, vol. II, Minneapolis, 2000, nos. 401 - 405.

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