15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 875
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,500
FOUR YELLOW BROCADE CURTAINS
CHINESE, 19TH CENTURY
from Imperial robe yardage, showing a dragon yoke, with valance of yellow damask; and a red silk chair embroidered chair cover
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