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    Sale 2108

    The Imperial Wardrobe: Fine Chinese Costume And Textiles From The Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 2

    THREE IMPERIAL BROCADE CHESTNUT SATIN DRAGON ROUNDELS

    YONGZHENG/EARLY QIANLONG PERIOD (1723-1750)

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    THREE IMPERIAL BROCADE CHESTNUT SATIN DRAGON ROUNDELS
    YONGZHENG/EARLY QIANLONG PERIOD (1723-1750)
    Woven with one front-facing and two profile gold-scaled, five-clawed dragons coiled around flaming pearls as they leap amidst ruyi-shaped clouds above waves and the terrestrial diagram, all woven in rich muted tones of coral, blue, greenish-olive, white and gold-wrapped threads in contrast to the chestnut ground
    12½ and 11¼ in. (32 and 28.5 cm.) diam. (3)


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    Provenance

    Private California Collection.