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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 791

    A PURPLE-GROUND TWO-TONED CUT VELVET SURCOAT

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, MANUFACTURER'S MARK JIANGSU LIN HE MAO HAO BEN JI ZI ZAO

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    A PURPLE-GROUND TWO-TONED CUT VELVET SURCOAT
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, MANUFACTURER'S MARK JIANGSU LIN HE MAO HAO BEN JI ZI ZAO
    The robe is decorated with ruyi-head roundels enclosing peony and wan symbols. The collar is fashioned from the selvage bearing the manufacturer's mark, which may be translated as, 'Jiangsu, made by the own machine of Lin Hemao', followed by a seal mark reading mu ji tu shu, which may be translated as 'seal of remembering harmony'.


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