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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 721

    AN INDIGO-GROUND KESI DRAGON ROBE AND A PURPLE-GROUND BROCADE DRAGON ROBE, JIFU

    19TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    AN INDIGO-GROUND KESI DRAGON ROBE AND A PURPLE-GROUND BROCADE DRAGON ROBE, JIFU
    19TH CENTURY
    The first is decorated with dragons chasing the flaming pearl amongst scattered auspicious objects, all on a trellis ground above dragons in lishui waves. The second is decorated in multi-coloured threads with five-clawed dragons chasing the flaming pearl.


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    Provenance

    The brocade robe: De Nieuwe Zon Amsterdam, May 1992, lot 8605.