13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A BLUE-GROUND SUMMER GAUZE BROCADE DRAGON ROBE, JIFU
LATE 19TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY
The robe is woven with gold, blue, green, purple and yellow threads with nine five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst cloud scrolls, cranes, shou-roundels and auspicious symbols above lishui stripes.
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