• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2389

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    14 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 110

    A RARE KESI PANEL

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A RARE KESI PANEL
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Finely woven in a painterly style with a pair of birds perched on a flowering rose branch above blue rocks and narcissus, all reserved on a yellow ground
    28¾ x 12 1/8 in. (73 x 30.8 cm.), framed and glazed


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    The depiction of roses in textiles is rarely seen before the 18th century, and is usually only seen in Imperial furnishings.

    Provenance

    Estate of C.T. Loo; Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, 10-11 October 1962, lot 444.