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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 732

    A RED-GROUND SATIN CHAIR COVER

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RED-GROUND SATIN CHAIR COVER
    19TH CENTURY
    The cover is embroidered and couched in gilt and silvered threads with a Buddhist lion and cub playing with a brocade ball, an elephant with three spears in a vase, which represents the rebus, liansheng sanji which may be translated as 'may you get three successive promotions'.
    75 in. high x 27 1/8 in. wide (191 x 69 cm.), including later border.


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    Provenance

    Phillips London, 21 March 1990, lot 66.