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 mars 2018

An imperial blue kesi summer dragon robe, jifu, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 2154. An imperial blue kesi summer dragon robe, jifu, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 77 in. (195 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 525,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The blue kesi is worked with the prescribed nine five-clawed dragons, two shown full-face leaping around a 'flaming pearl' on the front and the back while six others on the front, back and shoulders are shown reaching for the pearl, as is the ninth on the underflap. All dragons are set amidst... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2018

An extremely rare embroidered blue silk dragon robe, jifu, Early Guangxu period, circa 1885

Lot 2153. An extremely rare embroidered blue silk dragon robe for a seventh to ninth rank civil official in the imperial board of state music, jifu, Early Guangxu period, circa 1885; 53 1/4 in. (135.3 cm.) long x 90 1/2 in. (229.9 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vibrant marine-blue ground is finely embroidered in satin stitch with five four-clawed dragons, unusually designed with a single large dragon coiling... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2018

An imperial apricot-ground twelve-symbol dragon robe, jifu, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 2271. An imperial apricot-ground twelve-symbol dragon robe, jifu, Guangxu period (1875-1908); 87 5/8 in. (225 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 980,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The robe is finely worked in satin stitches in shades of blue, green, red, aubergine and ochre and couched vibrant gold threads with nine five-clawed dragons clutching or confronting 'flaming pearls' amidst dense ruyiclouds interspersed with bats. The twelve Imperial... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2017

A turquoise-ground embroidered dragon robe, jifu, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 48. A turquoise-ground embroidered dragon robe, jifu, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Sold: 10 000 GBP. © Sotheby's. embroidered with nine golden five-clawed dragons confronting flaming pearls against a turquoise ground accentuated with ruyi-shaped clouds, bats, bajixiang emblems, lotus and peony blooms, all above crashing waves and a lishui border; 140 cm, 55 1/8  in.    ... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2017

A blue-ground embroidered dragon robe, jifu, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

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,... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2017

A Chinese Twelve Symbol Emperor's semi-formal court robe, jifu, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), circa 1850 

      Lot 204. A Chinese Twelve Symbol Emperor's semi-formal court robe, jifu, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), circa 1850. Estimate $ 35,000-55,000. Photo Leonard Joel. This robe made for the Emperor, is beautifully decorated with the twelve symbols of imperial authority, arranged discreetly among a number of other symbolic and auspicious motifs. On the shoulders of the robe are the sun and the moon, on the front panel above the dragon is a constellation, below that is the fu symbol and the axe head,... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2017

An embroidered blue gauze summer dragon robe, jifu, 19th century 

Lot 1630. An embroidered blue gauze summer dragon robe, jifu, 19th century. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The blue gauze worked in couched gold thread and counted stitch with the prescribed nine five-clawed dragons, two shown full-face leaping around a flaming pearl on the front and the back while six others on the front, back and shoulders are shown reaching for the pearl, as is the ninth on the underflap, all... [Lire la suite]