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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 669

    AN EMBROIDERED BLUE SILK DRAGON ROBE, JIFU

    GUANGXU PERIOD (1875-1908)

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    AN EMBROIDERED BLUE SILK DRAGON ROBE, JIFU
    GUANGXU PERIOD (1875-1908)
    Finely embroidered in couched gold-wrapped threads with nine five-clawed dragons leaping amidst clouds interspersed with bats and other auspicious emblems, above a deep hem of cresting waves tossed with further auspicious objects, and the lishui stripe, the cuffs similarly worked
    52 in. (132 cm.) long, 86 in. (218.4 cm.) across


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