• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1241

    A RARE PAIR OF EMBROIDERED YELLOW SILK SQUARE CUSHIONS

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    A RARE PAIR OF EMBROIDERED YELLOW SILK SQUARE CUSHIONS
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Each finely worked in satin stitch, Peking knot and couched gold threads with a central motif of a bat and chime suspending a wan emblem and catfish, enclosed by lotus scroll, framed within a further border of lotus and archaistic scroll and ruyi heads, all reserved on a yellow silk ground; together with the original yellow silk brocade pillow covers woven with a design of scrolling clouds
    14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) square (4)


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