• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 390

    TWO SILK KESI PANELS

    MING DYNASTY, PROBABLY WAN LI, 15TH/16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO SILK KESI PANELS
    MING DYNASTY, PROBABLY WAN LI, 15TH/16TH CENTURY
    each woven with swaying dancers against cloud bands and peonies (second panel joined) above a band with two stylised, maned dragons and a pearl
    14.5in. x 5in. (36cm. x 12cm.)
    mounted in plexi-glass frames (2)


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    Amy S Clague Collection, Weaving China's Past, Phoenix Art Museum, Catalogue No 11, shows very similar triangular arrangments of peonies against horizontal banding.

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