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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 261

    A DRAGON ROUNDEL

    LATE 18TH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A DRAGON ROUNDEL
    LATE 18TH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    the side facing, four-toed dragon worked in couched gilt threads against a turbulent seawave border


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    This is one of four roundels from a formal sur coat or pufu, worn at the Imperial Court over the highly decorated court robe. It denotes high status as a member of the Imperial family.

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