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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 179

    A PAIR OF BROCADE MIDNIGHT-BLUE SATIN DRAGON ROUNDELS

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

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    A PAIR OF BROCADE MIDNIGHT-BLUE SATIN DRAGON ROUNDELS
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    Each finely woven in gold-wrapped thread with a scaly five-clawed dragon shown front facing as it leaps amidst clouds and water motifs, woven in shades of blue, white and ochre, with small areas of coral
    17¾ in. (45.2 cm.) diam., framed and glazed (2)


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    A smaller (12 5/8 in. diam.) Kangxi-period midnight-blue satin roundel depicting a side-facing dragon was sold in these rooms, The Imperial Wardrobe: Fine Chinese Costume and Textiles from the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection, 19 March 2008, lot 3.

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