A Chinese embroidered chaofu,
Qing dynasty (1644-1911), embroidered with dragons chasing flaming pearls above spuming waves in gilt thread, on a midnight blue summer weave silk,
For a similar lot, see Christie's, South Kensington, 13 May 2011, Lot 1012.
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Sold for £3,100
Loose threads. Edges and button connections worn. Creases and folds.
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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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