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    Sale 2108

    The Imperial Wardrobe: Fine Chinese Costume And Textiles From The Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 149

    AN IMPERIAL EMBROIDERED YELLOW SILK SQUARE COVER

    QIANLONG/JIAQING PERIOD (1736-1820)

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    AN IMPERIAL EMBROIDERED YELLOW SILK SQUARE COVER
    QIANLONG/JIAQING PERIOD (1736-1820)
    Possibly the cover for a stool, finely embroidered in the center with a central flower head surrounded by four lotus sprays and angular scroll motifs separated by bats, within an outer border of conjoined foliate spandrels and ruyi heads, all picked out in shades of pink, red, blue, greenish-blue and black
    13½ in. (34.3 cm.) square, lucite box frame


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    Provenance

    Frigate Captain Roman Junowicz, acquired in China c. 1900, and subsequently taken to Austria.