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AN EMBROIDERED BLUE-GROUND SILK RECTANGULAR PANEL
AN EMBROIDERED BLUE-GROUND SILK RECTANGULAR PANEL

QIANLONG/JIAQING PERIOD (1736-1820)

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AN EMBROIDERED BLUE-GROUND SILK RECTANGULAR PANEL
QIANLONG/JIAQING PERIOD (1736-1820)
Finely embroidered in satin stitch and couched gold threads with a central rectangular cartouche enclosing five characters in seal script reading, Tian Di Jun Qin Shi, which may be translated as, 'The Master of the Emperor is Heaven and Earth', all surrounded by ascending and descending gold dragons confronting flaming pearls and a large shou character borne on composite leafy scroll, all reserved on a dark blue ground
57 x 23¼ in. (145 x 59 cm.), mounted for hanging
Provenance
Benton Collection, no. 7.

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