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Lot 0025
Embroidered Silk with light blue lining inside
China, c. 1820-1830
The dragon robe (jifu) is richly embroidered with satin silks on chestnut coloured silk
Decorated with nine five-clawed dragons couched in gold thread rising above a billowing lishui border
Auspicious Buddhist symbols embroidered in pekin knot stitch
The cuffs and collar and sleeve insets are original 
Dimensions: total length 146 cm; width of back (arm to arm) 273 cm


The robe is in very good condition with signs of wear consistent with age. Loosed threads, faded color, partly little loss of material and loosened elements.

Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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  • 17.85% above €2,000,000.00

Embroidered Chestnut Silk Jifu Dragon Robe, China, c.

Estimate €4,500 - €5,850Sep 21, 2016