A SILK BROCADE CHAIR COVER, QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY 清十九世紀 織錦團花卉夔龍紋墊面
PROPERTY FROM A DANISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
A SILK BROCADE CHAIR COVER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
woven in multi-coloured threads to the central panel with an elaborate floral roundel and a medallion enclosing a floral bloom and four archaistic chilong, below a rectangular panel with lanterns and above another with two lions dancing around a brocade ball, bordered by a frieze of chilong in pursuit of flaming pearls
175 by 54 cm, 68¾ by 21¼ in.
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There are some fraying around the edges, minor discolouration throughout, a few short splits and losses of green-colour threads (to the upper edge of the top rectangular frame).
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Formerly in the collection of Dr. J. H. Zeeman, Charge d'Affaires at the Embassy of the Netherlands, Beijing, 1954-1957.
Thence in the family by descent.
J.H. Zeeman 博士收藏，曾於1954-1957年間在荷蘭駐北京使館擔任臨時代辦一職，此後家族傳承