09 juin 2019

An exceptionally well-preserved blue-ground gold-couched 'dragon' robe, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Lot 496. An exceptionally well-preserved blue-ground gold-couched 'dragon' robe, Qing dynasty, late 19th century; 135.5 by 212 cm, 53 3/8  by 83 1/2  in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot sold 200,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. brilliantly decorated against a blue ground in couched gold thread with dragons amidst clouds and bats, interspersed with auspicious emblems. Note: According to Linda Wrigglesworth and Gary Dickinson in Imperial Wardrobe, officials of... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 19:39 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,

08 février 2019

A Chinese brown-ground embroidered 'dragon' robe, jifu, Qing dynasty

Lot 2. A Chinese brown-ground embroidered 'dragon' robe, jifu, Qing dynasty; 150 x 225 cm. Estimate: £800 - £1,200. Chiswick Auctions The brown silk ground couched in gold-wrapped threads with eight five-clawed dragons surrounded by clouds, bats and flames, all above stripes, bordered with a navy blue-ground silk repeating the motif, navy blue ribbed silk sleeves. Chiswick Auctions. Asian Art, 19 Feb 2019
25 décembre 2018

A blue embroidered 'dragon' robe (jifu), Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1443. A blue embroidered 'dragon' robe (jifu), Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 55 3/4  in., 141.6 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $8,750. © Sotheby's the deep blue silk ground couched in gold-wrapped threads with eight four-clawed dragons surrounded by colorful ruyi clouds, bats, cranes, shou characters, and immortality emblems, the fifth claw of each paw effaced, all above lishui stripes, bordered with a navy blue-ground silk repeating the... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2018

A brown embroidered 'dragon' robe (jifu), Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1442. A brown embroidered 'dragon' robe (jifu), Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 56 1/2  in., 143.5 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $12,500. © Sotheby's the brown silk ground couched in gold-wrapped threads with eight five-clawed dragons surrounded by colorful ruyi clouds, bats, babao, and flames, all above lishui stripes, bordered with a navy blue-ground silk repeating the motif, navy blue ribbed silk sleeves, lined with robin's egg-blue silk. ... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2018

A coral-ground embroidered 'dragon' robe (jifu), Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1213. A coral-ground embroidered 'dragon' robe (jifu), Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 44 1/4  in., 112.4 cm. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Sold: $6,250. © Sotheby's the silk couched in gold-wrapped threads with eight five-clawed dragons surrounded by colorful ruyi clouds, bats, babao, and shou characters, all above lishui stripes and waves, bordered at the collar and chest with the same embroidered fabric, the sleeves trimmed with pale... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

A blue gauze 'Dragon' robe, late Qing dynasty

Lot 65. A blue gauze 'Dragon' robe, late Qing dynasty. Estimate US$ 3,500 - 4,500 (€3,000 - 3,900). Photo: Bonhams. Woven in gold threads with nine four-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls surrounded by baskets of flowers, auspicious emblems and clouds, all above lishui stripes and terrestrial diagrams emerging from churning waves at the hem, the black collar and sleeve bands similarly woven. 53 3/4in (136.6cm) long. Bonhams. ASIAN WORKS OF ART. 30 Oct 2017, 10:00 EDT, NEW... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:56 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,

28 octobre 2017

A blue silk embroidered 'Dragon' robe, 19th century

Lot 64. A blue silk embroidered 'Dragon' robe, 19th century. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,400 - 5,200). Photo: Bonhams. Boldly embroidered with nine five-clawed dragons and shou medallions in gold-wrapped silk threads, surrounded by Buddhist emblems, auspicious animals and clouds, all bordered by lishui stripes and terrestrial diagrams emerging from churning waves, black collar and sleeve bands similarly embroidered and edged in brocade. 53 1/2in (135.8cm) long. Bonhams. ASIAN WORKS... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:53 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
28 octobre 2017

A blue gauze 'Dragon' robe, late Qing dynasty

Lot 63. A blue gauze 'Dragon' robe, late Qing dynasty. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,700 - 2,600). Photo: Bonhams. Couched with nine dragons and shou medallions in gold-wrapped threads, surrounded by embroidered auspicious emblems and clouds in polychrome threads, all bordered by lishui stripes and terrestrial diagrams emerging from churning waves, the sleeves terminating in horse-hoof cuffs, the neck and sleeves with brocade borders. 55 3/4in (141.7cm) long. Bonhams. ASIAN... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:49 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
28 octobre 2017

A blue gauze 'Dragon' robe, late Qing dynasty

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. Bonhams. ASIAN WORKS OF ART. 30 Oct 2017, 10:00 EDT, NEW YORK ... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:46 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
12 septembre 2016

A Chinese blue silk brocade 'dragon' robe, Jifu, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 284. A Chinese blue silk brocade 'dragon' robe, Jifu, Late Qing dynasty. Estimate $600-800. Sold for $2,500. Photo Freeman's elaborately woven in silk with nine five-clawed dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', surrounded by ruyi clouds, bats and cranes, all against a purplish blue ground. L: 52 in., 132.1 cm; W: 80 in., 203.2 cm.  Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM
Posté par Alain Truong à 16:28 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,