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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 667

    A LARGE EMBROIDERED BLUE SILK CUSHION COVER

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE EMBROIDERED BLUE SILK CUSHION COVER
    18TH CENTURY
    Of rounded rectangular shape, embroidered primarily in satin stitch with an overall design of elaborate lotus scroll, the central seat area delineated by a gold couched band
    52 in. (132.1 cm.) x 43 in. (109.2 cm.), mounted on a stretcher


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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, London, 15 February-12 March 1999, no. 26.