A Chinese embroidered dragon robe or chifu, 19th century. Photo Bonhams.

Of blue silk, featuring nine couched gilt thread five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls, amongst clouds, bats, endless knots and further auspicious symbols, above mountains, crashing waves and a lishui hem, with horseshoe cuffs and edging bands in embroidered black silk and gilt buttons, 145 x 214cm. Sold for £9,375 (€11,780) 

Bonhams. BRITISH & EUROPEAN CERAMICS, GLASS & ASIAN ART, Oxford, 2 Jul 2014http://www.bonhams.com/