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    Sale 2108

    The Imperial Wardrobe: Fine Chinese Costume And Textiles From The Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 151

    A KESI PANEL OF BUDAI

    LATE QING DYNASTY

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    A KESI PANEL OF BUDAI
    LATE QING DYNASTY
    Finely woven with mischievous boys crawling over the large figure of the jovial Budhai holding a rosary in his right hand, wearing robes decorated with foliate tendrils tied and loosely draped around his naked, corpulent torso, one of the boys holding one of his shoes, all woven in pale colors and fine gold-wrapped thread on a duck egg-blue ground
    21 5/8 x 16 in. (55 x 40.7 cm.), laid down on board


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    Provenance

    Phillips, London, late 1970s.