26 octobre 2012

A fine lacquered dragon box and cover, inside with painted yellow silk dragon, China, 18th ct

A fine lacquered dragon box and cover, inside with painted yellow silk dragon, China, 18th ct. photo Nagel Edges slightly chipped, minor wear. 30,8x27,7x4,3 cm. Estimate 5000 € Property from an East German private collection Nagel. Sale 689, 2012/11/02 http://www.auction.de
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09 mai 2011

Chinese Textiles @ Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 12 May 2011, New Bond Street

A yellow silk Imperial Court nine-dragons robe. Early 19th century. Photo Bonhams Yellow silk yardage, comprising the front, back and over-flat, for an Imperial dragon robe, jifu, with Five Imperial Symbols, the thin, bright yellow, tabby-woven silk with double-sided embroidery and worked with nine couched gold thread five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls against a background of clouds, bats, scattered Buddhist Emblems and 'shou' characters, all above a deep water and wave border, together with the sacred mountain and Precious... [Lire la suite]