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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 317

    AN IMPERIAL YELLOW SILK COURT ROBE OR CHI-FU

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IMPERIAL YELLOW SILK COURT ROBE OR CHI-FU
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    embroidered with the Twelve Symbols of Imperial Authority, later tailoring


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    The style of cuff here looks more like a Manchu lady's wedding robe and the lining is not of Imperial quality, suggesting that the yardage may have been mounted outside the Imperial Palace workshops.

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    Provenance

    Mrs Anne Moen Bullitt


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY


    Post Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES