17 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,560
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
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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