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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 729

    A JADE-GROUND KESI LADY’S ROBE

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A JADE-GROUND KESI LADY’S ROBE
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    The robe is worked with butterflies in flight amongst scattered flower baskets, flowers, and peach sprays.


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    The colour turquoise is usually reserved for high ranking concubines and female members of the Imperial family.
    A very similar robe was sold at Christie’s South Kensington, 16 May 2014, lot 1225.

    Provenance

    Phillips London, 19 June 1991, lot 60.