London, South Kensington
11 November 2016
A RED-GROUND SATIN CHAIR COVER
The cover is embroidered and couched in gilt and silvered threads with a Buddhist lion and cub playing with a brocade ball, an elephant with three spears in a vase, which represents the rebus, liansheng sanji which may be translated as 'may you get three successive promotions'.
75 in. high x 27 1/8 in. wide (191 x 69 cm.), including later border.
Phillips London, 21 March 1990, lot 66.
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