11 November 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A BLUE-GROUND EMBROIDERED 'SHOULAO' PANEL
The central panel depicts Shoulao with a deer holding a lingzhi spray below a bat in flight. The deep blue borders are colourfully embroidered with deer, cranes and bats in flight and the attributes of the Eight Immortals.
90 in. long x 44 ¼ in. wide (228.6 x 112.4 cm.)
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PROPERTY FROM AN OLD FAMILY COLLECTION FROM BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA, ACQUIRED IN THE 1960S
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