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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 723

    A MIDNIGHT-BLUE-GROUND LADY’S INFORMAL ROBE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A MIDNIGHT-BLUE-GROUND LADY’S INFORMAL ROBE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The robe is decorated with scattered peony, rose and narcissus sprays amongst butterflies in flight, all in floss silks and Peking Knot. The cream cloud collar is decorated with figures and the sleevebands are decorated with birds.


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    Provenance

    Sotheby’s Amsterdam, 8 October 1991, lot 282.