10 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A SILK KESI 'DEER' PANEL, 18TH CENTURY
of rectangular form, woven in coloured silk with a deer standing amongst oversized peony blossoms and pierced rockwork, all reserved upon a gold thread ground, a smaller panel above depicts a caparisoned elephant between two cranes -- 32in. x 40in. (81.5cm x 101.5cm), mounted.
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