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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 733

    A YELLOW-GROUND UNCUT BROCADE DRAGON ROBE

    FIRST HALF OF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A YELLOW-GROUND UNCUT BROCADE DRAGON ROBE
    FIRST HALF OF 19TH CENTURY
    Possibly for the Tibetan market, it is decorated in coloured silks depicting nine four-clawed dragons chasing the flaming pearl above lishui waves.
    105 in. x 82 in. (266 x 208 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Phillips London, 28 November 1990, lot 28.