Lot 62. A blue gauze 'Dragon' robe, late Qing dynasty. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,700 - 2,600). Photo: Bonhams.
Woven in polychrome and gold threads with nine dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls surrounded by shou medallions, auspicious emblems and clouds, all bordered by lishui stripes and terrestrial diagrams emerging from churning waves, the sleeves terminating in horse-hoof cuffs. 57in (144.7cm) long.