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    Sale 5903

    Christie's Interiors

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 362

    FIVE BOLTS OF SILK

    CHINA, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FIVE BOLTS OF SILK
    CHINA, 20TH CENTURY
    the first of sky blue satin damask woven with shou roundels; a loom length of white silk gauze with red silk end inscription, woven with a fretwork pattern; a loom length of pale pink silk damask with woven end inscription; a length of pale yellow silk damask woven with auspicious roundels; a loom length of yellow silk damask with woven end inscriptions woven with shou roundels
    33in. (84cm.); 29in. (74cm.); 31in. (79cm.); 32in. (81cm.) 35in. (89cm.) (5)


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