13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A DARK BLUE-GROUND EMBROIDERED LADIES ROBE
The robe is embroidered with roundels enclosing butterflies, flowers, and bats, all above foaming waves with scattered auspicious objects, dragons and carps on lishui stripes. Together with: one green and one ivory skirt, a blue jacket, and a pair of maroon trousers.
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Collection of Claude Delaval Cobham (1842-1915) and then by descent.
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