10 décembre 2011

An embroidered brown dragon robe, China, 19th ct

An embroidered brown  dragon robe, China, 19th ct. Photo Nagel Auktionen Silk floss and threads worked in satin and knot stitches, couched gold threads, unusual motif of the peaches of longevity in a basket shown prominently on the chest area under the dragon facing front - Repairs; L. 138 cm. Estimate 2000 € Property from a German private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2011 www.auction.de
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25 juin 2010

Chinese e mbroidered rank badges, 19th Century

Two fifth civil rank kesi-woven silk rank badges, 19th Century. photo Bonhams Each featuring the silver pheasant facing to the left surrounded by clouds, rocks and various plants above a lishui border, some of the details added in ink or polychrome wash and one badge displaying additional leaf scrolls in the background of woven metallic wrapped threads. 11 x 12 and 11 x 11 3/4in (28 x 30.5 and 28 x 29.5cm) Sold for $1,464 An embroidered fifth civil rank badge. Late 19th Century. photo Bonhams The right-facing... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2010

An imperial nine dragon embroidered panel. Qianlong period.

An imperial nine dragon embroidered panel. Qianlong period. photo Sotheby's embroidered with nine gold dragons, the central frontally-faced dragon chasing a flaming pearl, on a pale yellow ground with swirling ruyi-form clouds, scrolling flames and bats above an island and ruyi-form breaking waves and mountains, later hard wood frame, 74cm. by 102cm., 29 1/8 in. by 40 1/8 in. Est. 15,000—20,000 GBP Lot Sold 73,250 GBP NOTE: This panel is impressive for its immaculately embroidered design of nine dragons, which have been... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2009

A Dutch embroidered, raised work and applique metal thread floral coffer, together with other accessories, first half 17th centu

A Dutch embroidered, raised work and applique metal thread floral coffer, together with other accessories, first half 17th century comprising of a coffer, two pairs of gloves and further keepsakes: Coffer: with each of the four panels and the curved coffer top finely worked with couched gilt-metal trailing stems with various raised flower-heads (including tulips) and leaves, the cream silk satin ground applied with scattered gilt-metal spangles and purl-work, supported by blue ribbon when opened, the right hand side... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2009

Silk Embroidered Green Velvet Panel. China, Wanli (1573-1619)

Silk Embroidered Green Velvet Panel. China, Wanli (1573-1619) A Fine Silk Embroidered Green Velvet Panel, the central register of a lithe scaly five clawed dragon in clouds over breaking waves, holding a dharmachakra or wheel of the law before him, representing the teaching of Buddha, whilst chasing a flaming pearl, all bordered by precious emblems. Dimensions: 22 1/2" x 15 1/2" (57.1 x 39.5 cm). Price On RequestReference: Heaven's Embroidered Cloth No. 9 page 86 Mark Powley. Email: mail@markpowley.net (all text... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2008

An embroidered foliate crown with five Tathagathas Tibet, 16th century

An embroidered foliate crown with five Tathagathas  Tibet, 16th century The crown with five petals, each portraying a Buddha seated on a lotus throne with a simple gold halo surrounded by clouds, the petals lined with a netted cotton and leather. Silk face with embroidery and couched gilt-wrapped threads, mounted onto netted cotton and leather. 23¼ in. (59 cm.) wide - Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500 Provenance : Private Collection in Australia Notes: This embroidered silk crown, still in excellent condition, would have... [Lire la suite]


23 juillet 2008

A late 18th/early 19th century man's court costume

A late 18th/early 19th century man's court costume To include, in outstanding condition: a navy jacket, breeches both with decorative metal buttons, the jacket has a hair bag and rosette to the back of neck, with later lace to cuffs and cravat, a cream silk waistcoat brightly embroidered in colourful silks, a black bicorne hat, stocking, and a pair of shoe buckles. (6). Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Costume, Embroideries,... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2008

An 18th century man's embroidered coat

An 18th century man's embroidered coat On cream silk satin, with ornately worked embroidery in coloured silks and metallic threads of floral designs and metal thread covered buttons, the jacket has been cut through the middle to be shortened. Estimate: £250 - 350  (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Costume, Embroideries, Textiles, Lace & Fans, 29 Jul 2008. Knowle - www.bonhams.com
23 juillet 2008

A blue silk chinese robe. Late 19th/early 20th century

A blue silk chinese robe. Late 19th/early 20th century with centre front fastening, and embroidered motives of butterflies and foliage. (1) - Estimate: £80 - 120 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Costume, Embroideries, Textiles, Lace & Fans, 29 Jul 2008. Knowle - www.bonhams.com
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23 juillet 2008

A pair of box framed Chinese boots

A pair of box framed Chinese boots Of cream and orange embroidered silk, with thick white soles; together with a pair of framed sleeve bands of embroidered floral patterns to a black background (64x26cm). (2) Estimate: £120 - 180   (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Costume, Embroideries, Textiles, Lace & Fans, 29 Jul 2008. Knowle - www.bonhams.com
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