17 juin 2017

A  beige-ground gold-thread and silk embroidered dragon robe for a religious statue, China, 19th century

  Lot 289. A  beige-ground gold-thread and silk embroidered dragon robe for a religious statue, China, 19th century. Height 130 cm. Estimate CHF 2 500/3 500 (€ 2 310/3 240). Unsold © Koller Auctions Polychrome silk embroidery in flat stitches, supplemented by embroidery in gold threads and a flower bouquet in Beijing's nodding embroidery. Eight golden dragons decorate the robe, the main dragon on the chest is prominently placed in the eye. The decor is complemented... [Lire la suite]

17 juin 2017

A yellow damask dragon robe, China, 19th century

Lot 288. A yellow damask dragon robe, China, 19th century. Length 139 cm. Estimate CHF 3 000 / 5 000 (€ 2 780/4 630). Unsold © Koller Auctions The knitted decor consists of frontal as well as laterally depicted five-clawed kites in clouds, with shou signs, flamed pearls and Buddhist emblems. The Urozean with the Weltenberg rises above the wavy stripes. The sleeves end in the typical manchu horseshoe shape, the garment is closed with brass buttons on the sides. With light... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2017

A purple brown silk brocade nine dragon robe, China, 19th century

Lot 287. A purple brown silk brocade nine dragon robe, China, 19th century. Length 132 cm.  Estimate CHF 3 000 / 5 000 (€ 2 780/4 630). Unsold © Koller Auctions In the silk of strong purple, nine five-clawed dragons were interwoven in pastel tones and fine gold threads. Between the clouds are Shou medallions, flowers, attributes of learning, Buddhist and Daoist emblems. The moving Urozean rises above colorful Lishui stripes. The dark brown sleeves are provided with fine... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2017

A blue-ground silk and gold thread embroidered nine dragon robe, China, 19th century

Lot 286. A blue-ground silk and gold thread embroidered nine dragon robe, China, 19th century. Length 143 cm. Estimate CHF 8 000 / 12 000 (€ 7 410/11 110)). Unsold © Koller Auctions Nine five-clawed kites adorn the garment in fine polychrome embroidery with gold threads. The clouds are supplemented by bats, cranes, flowers and Shou symbols. The moving urotan forms a narrow strip across the diagonal strip. The typical Manchu sleeves are made of satin black silk and have... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2017

A kesi blue-ground nine dragon robe with the Buddhist emblems, China, 19th century.

Lot 285; A kesi blue-ground nine dragon robe with the Buddhist emblems, China, 19th century. Length 148 cm. Estimate CHF 8 000 / 12 000 (€ 7 410/11 110)). Unsold © Koller Auctions Nine five-clawed dragons are interwoven with gold threads into the silk, and are also repeated on the dark cesibarord at the neck opening and sleeves with inserted blue silk. To the classical dragon decoration belong little clouds, which are supplemented by bats and the eight Buddhist emblems, which also... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2017

A kesi blue-ground nine dragon robe with cranes, China, 19th century

Lot 279. A kesi blue-ground nine dragon robe with cranes, China, 19th century. Length 143 cm. Estimate CHF 8 000 / 12 000 (€ 7 410/11 110)). Unsold © Koller Auctions Lined with black satin. Some loose threads. Swiss private collection, acquired before 1997 in Hong Kong. Koller Auctions. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Tuesday 13 June 2017
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17 juin 2017

A blue-ground five-clawed dragon robe with gold thread embroidery, China, 19th century

  Lot 278. A blue-ground five-clawed dragon robe with gold thread embroidery, China, 19th century. L 136 cm. Estimate CHF 3 000 / 5 000 (€ 2 780 / 4 630). Unsold © Koller Auctions Lined with black satin. Some loose threads. Swiss private collection, acquired before 1997 in Hong Kong. Koller Auctions. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Tuesday 13 June 2017
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17 juin 2017

A midnight-blue imperial kesi surcoat, with four symbols of authority, China, 19th century

Lot 277. A midnight-blue imperial kesi surcoat, with four symbols of authority, China, 19th century. L 147 cm. Estimate CHF 15 000 / 25 000 (€ 13 890 / 23 150). Unsold © Koller Auctions Swiss private collection, purchased 1990 from Teresa Coleman Fine Arts Hong Kong, thence by descent. Koller Auctions. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Tuesday 13 June 2017
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01 mai 2017

An apricot-ground formal court 'dragon' robe,jifu, mid-19th century

Lot 290. An apricot-ground formal court 'dragon' robe,jifu, mid-19th century.  Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,790 - USD 19,185). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The robe is decorated with nine five-clawed dragons in couched gilt thread chasing flaming pearls amidst dense ruyi clouds interspersed with bats and The Eight Buddhist Emblems,Bajixiang, all above a hem of cresting waves tossed with auspicious objects, and the lishui stripe. The matching dark blue-ground... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2017

A dark blue-ground woven silk informal lady's 'butterfly' robe, mid-19th century

Lot 287. A dark blue-ground woven silk informal lady's 'butterfly' robe, mid-19th century. Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000 (USD 1,279 - USD 2,558). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The robe is decorated in gilt with confronting butterfly roundels, surrounded by scattered prunus flowers and smaller butterflies in flight. The collar and cuffs are decorated with fruits and leafy foliage in couched gilt thread, with a band of flower vase cartouches to each cuff. Together with an additional length of woven satin... [Lire la suite]