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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 740

    A PURPLE AND BLUE-GROUND EMBROIDERED ‘MANDARIN DUCK’ COURT WAISTCOAT, XIAPE

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PURPLE AND BLUE-GROUND EMBROIDERED ‘MANDARIN DUCK’ COURT WAISTCOAT, XIAPE
    19TH CENTURY
    The waistcoat is embroidered with a Seventh Civil Rank mandarin duck rank badge above two couched confronting dragons to one side and phoenix to the reverse, all amongst scattered clouds and flowers and foaming waves.


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    Provenance

    Christie’s Amsterdam, 19 October 1999, lot 567 (one of two).