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    Sale 2711

    The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1851

    AN EMBROIDERED IMPERIAL YELLOW 'DRAGON' CUSHION COVER

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    AN EMBROIDERED IMPERIAL YELLOW 'DRAGON' CUSHION COVER
    YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735)

    Of rectangular shape, the cushion cover meticulously embroidered in satin stitch with a frontal five-clawed dragon in the centre in gold-wrapped threads coiled around a 'flaming pearl', surrounded by a dragon in profile at each corner amidst multi-coloured cloud clusters all worked in shades of blue, red, green and cream, all above the terrestrial diagram and treasures among pingshui waves within a band of key-fret pattern in gold-wrapped threads, bordered by elaborate floral scrolls, reserved on an Imperial yellow ground
    43 1/4 in. (109.7 cm) widest


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