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186: Fine Chinese Silk Kesi Panel of Fu-Shou-Lu

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Description

Fine Chinese Silk Kesi Panel of Fu-Shou-Lu, 18th/19th century, of rectangular outline, superbly woven depicting the three star gods of good fortune or happiness, the three gods depicted in brocade robes with their attributes, an attendant holding a vase of flowers and a child, the gods pictured in a mountainous grove beneath a pine tree with a fruiting and flowering peach tree, bamboo and flowers along with a deer holding a spray of ling-chih in its mouth, the foreground with a pair of red-capped cranes standing on rocks among flowering peonies, asters, bamboo and ling-chih, the weaving of superior quality and bordered in a cloud brocade and backed in yellow floral brocade, h. 84-3/4", w. 38-5/8".

Condition

Overall very fine condition - no damage or repairs noted - colors are excellent - details superbly woven with a few rare embroidered highlights to cranes simulating feathers a fine rare example.
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Estimate $15,000 – $25,000
Starting Bid $12,000
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