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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 750

    A FORMAL SURCOAT OF BLUE GAUZE SILK FOR THE FOURTH CIVIL RANK, BUFU

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FORMAL SURCOAT OF BLUE GAUZE SILK FOR THE FOURTH CIVIL RANK, BUFU
    19TH CENTURY
    The dark blue gauze coat decorated with a subtle woven shou roundel. The rank badge is applied with a goose for the Fourth Rank Civil Official to the front and to the reverse.


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    Provenance

    Property from the Mr and Mrs C. Lefebvre Collection of Chinese Robes.
    With Haig Galleries, Rochester, USA, December 2007.


    Literature

    Paul Haig and Marla Shelton, Threads of Gold: Chinese Textiles: Ming to Ch'ing, University of Michigan, 2006, p. 71.