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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1921

    A SEED PEARL EMBROIDERED SCROLL

    Price Realised  

    A SEED PEARL EMBROIDERED SCROLL
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

    Finely embroidered with blossoming pomegranate tree and bamboo growing from behind the taihu rocks on an embankment and with a Paradise-flycatcher in flight in the upper right corner, worked in satin stitch in tones of green, bright blue, russet, grey, and cream on a honey-coloured silk ground, two of the peony blossoms embellished with seed pearls and outlined in Peking knot
    27½ x 13½ in. (70 x 34.5 cm.),mounted as a hanging scroll


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    Pre-Lot Text

    TEXTILES FROM THE COLLECTION OF LINDA WRIGGLESWORTH