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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 790

    A BLUE-GROUND INFORMAL ROBE AND A CREAM-GROUND JACKET

    CIRCA 1900 AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLUE-GROUND INFORMAL ROBE AND A CREAM-GROUND JACKET
    CIRCA 1900 AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The robe is embroidered with gourd and butterfly roundels enclosing the Endless Knot in Peking knot and gilt couched thread, all amongst scattered flower sprays and further butterflies above a lishui waves. The jacket is embroidered with butterflies and flowers all on a figured ground.


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Asia in the 19th century by members of the famous English Staffordshire pottery family, the Davenports, and then by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE UK COLLECTION