Asian Art Auction

June 08, 2015

LOT 79
Blue Ground Silk Gauze Summer Dragon Robe, Jifu, Second-Half 19th Century
  • Blue Ground Silk Gauze Summer Dragon Robe, Jifu, Second-Half 19th Century
  • Blue Ground Silk Gauze Summer Dragon Robe, Jifu, Second-Half 19th Century

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Blue Ground Silk Gauze Summer Dragon Robe, Jifu, Second-Half 19th Century

The blue silk gauze worked in couched gold thread and fine counted stitch with 14 five-clawed dragons (one hidden) pursuing flaming pearls amidst clouds interspersed with bats and the Eight Buddhist Emblems (babao) above a wide terrestrial diagram
length 52" — 132 cm.

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $7,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

Purchased in Toronto during the 1980’s.