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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 138

    TWO EMBROIDERED SILK SCROLLS

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO EMBROIDERED SILK SCROLLS
    18TH CENTURY
    The first decorated with a vase issuing blossoming flowers and foliage, the petals delicately woven with seed pearls, all beside a book, a pipe, a censer, a box and a closed scroll; and another decorated with two butterflies in flight amongst blossoming branches issuing from rockwork
    43 in. (109 cm.) max. long (2)


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    Provenance

    From an old German Collection formed in China before 1911


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN