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Asian Art Auction

Thu, Jan 13, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 156

Chinese 'Dragon' Silk Court Robe

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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Qing dynasty, embroidered gold wrapped thread satin stitch on blue silk ground, with five-clawed dragons flying over waves, chasing flaming pearls against stylized clouds, with bats and the Eight Buddhist emblems, horseshoe cuff sleeves, the interior lined in coral red silk, brass buttons, neck to hem 58 in.; cuff to cuff 85 in.; chest 27 in.; mounted in a acrylic and cloth-lined shadow box, 66 x 77-1/2 in.

Provenance: Collection of Janice and Joe Boyd, Brevard, North Carolina


shattering and losses at cuffs, some separations along shoulder, fraying and splits to gold thread, some fading; acrylic with minor wear, scratches

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