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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 663

    A FINE PAIR OF EMBROIDERED BLACK SILK LONG RECTANGULAR PANELS

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE PAIR OF EMBROIDERED BLACK SILK LONG RECTANGULAR PANELS
    19TH CENTURY
    Finely and elaborately worked in Peking knot, satin stitch, and couched gold threads, with mirror image scenes of five figures, including Shoulao and a lavishly dressed equestrian warrior, as well as a dog, phoenix and crane, in a lush garden setting with ornamental rockwork and various flowering and fruiting trees
    133 in. (337.8 cm.) long, 29 1/8 in. (74 cm.) wide (2)


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    Provenance

    Spink, London.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATES OF MR. & MRS. WILLIAM D. GRAUE


    Exhibited

    Threads of Imagination: Central Asian and Chinese Silks from the 12th to the 19th Century, Spink & Son, Ltd., London, 15 February - 12 March 1999, no. 27.