6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 2,500
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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