• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 396

    FOUR BOLTS OF SILK

    CHINA, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    FOUR BOLTS OF SILK
    CHINA, 20TH CENTURY
    the first of black silk damask woven with an orange selvedge; the second of black satin brocaded with shou characters among red symbols; the third of ivory silk damask woven with bamboo and prunus; the fourth of purple satin brocaded with flowers, fish and other auspicious symbols, another of dark blue satin woven with auspicious emblems including double fishes in yellows and golds; a length of diapered lining cloth; a length of dark brown silk tabby

    28in. (72cm.) wide x 434in. (1041cm.); 28in. (72cm.) wide x 142in long (341cm.); 33in. (84cm.) wide x 168in. (403cm.) long; 29in. (74cm.) wide x 80in. (192cm.) approximately; 30in. (77cm.) wide, 658in. (1579cm.); 28in. (71cm.) wide x 126in.; (302cm.); 20in. (51cm.) wide x 544in. (1 306cm.) (7)


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