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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 175

    AN EMBROIDERED PALE-PINK SATIN HAN CHINESE WOMAN'S SIDE-OPENING INFORMAL COAT, AO

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN EMBROIDERED PALE-PINK SATIN HAN CHINESE WOMAN'S SIDE-OPENING INFORMAL COAT, AO
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The pink satin damask woven with cranes in flight and embroidered with narcissus sprays, lingzhi and various butterflies, within ribbon and pale-cream satin borders embroidered with further cranes amidst flower heads
    58 in. (147.3 cm.) across


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    The mission of the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society is to act as a protective association primarily in the care and disposition of lost, strayed or homeless dogs and cats, and as incident thereto, shall maintain shelter for such animals and operate the same. The Corporation shall promote and advance humane and protective care and treatment of animals by positive community interaction through education, spay/neuter programs and other activites that enable people of all ages and in all circumstances to enjoy animal companionship.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD TO WHOLLY BENEFIT THE HEART OF THE CATSKILLS HUMANE SOCIETY, NEW YORK