13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,500
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A BLUE SUMMER GAUZE FORMAL COURT ROBE, JIFU
The robe is embroidered in silk and couched gilt thread with nine dragons surrounded by bats, clouds and Buddhist emblems above a band of waves and lishui.
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