A Chinese embroidered panel,
Qing dynasty (1644-1911), decorated with butterflies amongst tendrilled double gourds in roundels surrounded by sprigs of orchids, all against a coral ground above spuming waves centred by the terrestrial diagram and lishui stripe at the hem,
90.6 x 82cm, and
a pair of sleeves,
decorated with sprigs of peony and other flowers in various shades of blue against a red ground,
192 x 32.5cm (2)
清 珊瑚地瓜瓞绵绵纹绣件 及 折枝花卉纹袖口 一组两件
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Sold for £780
Panel - stained.
Sleeves - stained and with small holes.
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Auction: Asian Art - Live Online, Thu, 28th May 2020
The current pandemic does not seem to have affected the Asian Art market with prices and interest remaining strong.
We are pleased to include in our forthcoming Asian Art sale an extraordinary kesi scroll, the magnificent embroidery depicting the celebration of the birthday of Queen Mother of the West. We also include the wonderful embroidery collection of Mr and Mrs Leitch, who lived in China from the late 19th century to the 1930s and a fabulous collection of Yixing zisha teapots and Japanese woodblock prints in the sale.
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