11 November 2015,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000
A GROUP OF SIX TEXTILES
19TH AND 20TH CENTURY
The group comprises: a Fourth Military 'Tiger' rank badge stitched in Peking knot and on a couched ground; a gilt couched Fifth Civil 'Silver Pheasant' rank badge; a kesi dragon roundel on a gilt ground; an embroidered and couched dragon roundel; and an orange-ground dragon panel; and a pingsheng sanji roundel depicting an elephant bearing three halberds in a vase.
The largest, the embroidery 16 5/8 in. high x 24 1/8 in. wide (42.2 cm. x 61.3 cm.), textile frame
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A distinguished private European collection, acquired between 1956-1959.
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