Lot 47. A blue-ground embroidered dragon robe, jifu, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850). Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Sold: 6 875 GBP. © Sotheby's.
embroidered with nine gold five-clawed dragons on a blue ground amid ruyi-shaped clouds, bats and the bajixiang, all above foaming waves crashing against a mountain, hemmed with a lishui border; 142 cm, 55 7/8 in, mounted within a red and gilt frame.
Provenance: Teresa Coleman Fine Arts, Hong Kong, 1990.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 nov. 2017, 11:00 AM