28 mars 2018

A very fine man's damask-woven silk gauze summer informal robe, changfu, 18th century 

Lot 1252. A very fine man's damask-woven silk gauze summer informal robe, changfu, 18th century; 54½ in. (138.5 cm.) long x 75½ in. (192 cm.) cuff to cuff. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of pale yellow color, finely damask-woven with a repeating pattern of wanemblems amidst triple-peaked mountains and ruyi-shaped clouds, the collar edge in midnight-blue piping, with turned-back, lined, horsehoof cuffs, and gilt filigree buttons. ... [Lire la suite]