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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 664

    A RARE EMBROIDERED CHESTNUT SILK GAUZE CHILD'S DRAGON ROBE, JIFU

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RARE EMBROIDERED CHESTNUT SILK GAUZE CHILD'S DRAGON ROBE, JIFU
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The front and back panels worked in counted stitch and couched gold threads with eight five-clawed dragons confronting flaming pearls interspersed with clouds and beribboned Buddhist emblems above the terrestrial diagram and turbulent waves at the hem, with dark blue facing and cuffs
    36½ in. (92.3 cm.) long, 60¾ in. (154.8 cm.) across


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    Compare another chestnut gauze child's dragon robe sold in these rooms, 28 March 1996, lot 202.

    Provenance

    John Eric Riis, Atlanta.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN