05 août 2017

An imperial yellow satin brocade robe, chuba, the brocade, 18th century

Lot 1382. An imperial yellow satin brocade robe, chuba, the brocade, 18th century. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016  The side-closing chuba was tailored in Tibet from Chinese 18th century imperial yellow silk brocade, woven in gold and multi-colored threads with five-clawed dragons grasping flaming pearls and superimposed against a background of cloud clusters picked out in various shades of pink, blue, green and ochre,... [Lire la suite]

15 novembre 2015

A silk yellow ground dragon chuba, Tibet-China, 18th century

A silk yellow ground dragon chuba, Tibet-China, 18th century. Estimate CHF  5 000.- / 8 000.- € 4 630.- / 7 410. Photo Koller. Length 131 cm. Imperial silk. Light stains, traces of wear.  Koller. Art Asiatique (Himalaya et Chine): Vente A175AS, 17 November 2015 10:00
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30 août 2015

An Imperial yellow satin brocade tibetan -style 'dragon' robe (chuba), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

An Imperial yellow satin brocade tibetan -style 'dragon' robe (chuba), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. constructed in Tibet from Chinese Kangxi period imperial yellow silk brocade, the design dominated by eight complete five-clawed dragons grasping flaming pearls on the front, back and shoulders, with four partial dragons on the sleeves, superimposed against a ground of interconnected clouds and small dragons, woven in gold and multi-colored threads, all above a... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2015

Newly discovered Asian treasures to be auctioned with Dreweatts

  A rare embroidered Imperial apricot ground twelve symbols dragon robe, jifu, 19h century. Estimated Price: £8,000 - £10,000. Photo courtesy Dreweatts. DONNINGTON PRIORY.- Dreweatts present the first Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art sale of 2015. Featuring 170 lots from Yuan through Ming, Qing and the other Imperial dynasties to 20th century, the auction features textiles, ceramics, works of art and artworks from a number of private collections. The auction will be held on Tuesday... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2013

Tibetan Silk Chuba, Qing Dynasty

Tibetan Silk Chuba, Qing Dynasty. Photo courtesy Doyle The long sleeved tapered shape worked in Chinese silk with a dragon and phoenix design on a yellow ground bordered with rabbit fur. Height 62 inches. Areas of loss to fur trim. Area of soiling to front phoenix that goes through to the lining, scattered light small areas of soiling on back and front. Blue lining has soiling and fading. Estimate $2,500-3,500  Property from a Private Mid-West Collection Doyle New York. Asian Works of... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2013

Tibetan Silk Chuba, Qing Dynasty

Tibetan Silk Chuba, Qing Dynasty. Photo courtesy Doyle The long sleeved tapered shape worked in Chinese silk, with seven dragons in gold thread on a blue and green billowing cloud ground, bordered with rabbit fur trim. Height 66 inches. Lined in cotton and silk materials in good condition. Robe has no obvious fading. Underneath the front fold is an area of different textile that has some fading and some wear, see images, not visible when robe is buttoned. Areas of loss to fur bordering. Small areas of dirt on... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2012

A fine imperial yellow silk brocade chuba. Late Ming/early Qing dynasty

A fine imperial yellow silk brocade chuba. Late Ming-early Qing dynasty. Photo Bonhams Constructed from multiple pieces of yellow ground silk brocade woven with a design of five-clawed dragons, flaming pearls and cloud scrolls that surround a massive quatrelobed reserve woven in a plain ground with an opposing pair of five-clawed dragons surrounded by a lishui border worked in gilt-wrapped threads, white, black and shades of green, blue and red, all repeating in a wide band of dragons and flaming pearls woven into the... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2011

Chinese robes and surcoats @ Bonhams, San Francisco

A Manchu noblewoman's embroidered midnight blue surcoat (longgua). Late 19th Century. Photo Bonhams Intricately embroidered in white, polychrome and gilt-wrapped threads with eight roundels of five-clawed dragons grasping a precious pearl surrounded by clouds, bats, ribboned auspicious emblems and a shou medallion, all above a wide lishui border that repeats on the edges of the sleeves below three tiny dragon roundels embroidered en suite. 57 1/4in (145.5cm) long - Estimate: US$20,000 - 30,000 A chestnut silk ground... [Lire la suite]