A Chinese blue-ground 'dragon' robe, 19th century. Estimate £600 – £1,000 ($934 - $1,556). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015
Embroidered with coloured silks and couched in gold threads with ten five-clawed dragons amongst clouds, bats, peony and auspicious objects, above cresting waves and lishui stripes.
CHRISTIE'S INTERIORS - INCLUDING ASIAN WORKS OF ART, 9 September 2015, London, South Kensington