Three Chinese embroidered textiles,
Qing dynasty (1644-1911), comprising:
one red, with roundels of phoenixes standing by rocks amongst peony,
147.5 x 47.2cm,
one blue, with roundels of dragons surrounded by precious objects,
67.2 x 71cm, and
another, of cream silk ground, with butterflies,
155.5 x 34.3cm (3)
清 绣件 一组三件
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Sold for £880
Red - stains, loose threads, small moth holes and small tears to edges.
Cream - loose threads and stains.
Blue - Stains, loose threads and small holes.
All with folds and creases.
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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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