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Lot 0035
AN INDIGO BLUE SUMMER DRAGON ROBE, GUANGXU PERIOD

Silk gauze with multi-colored silk threads, with woven application borders and loops at the collar and front, five gilt copper buttons, inside lined with silk

China, Guangxu period (1874 – 1908)

This delicate silk gauze summer robe shows counted stitch embroidery with with gold-wrapped and bright silk threads with nine five-clawed dragons pursuing 'flaming pearls' amidst clouds, cranes, and auspicious emblems above crashing waves and lishui stripe.

Shape: Robe
Dimensions: Total width (measured with stretched out sleeves) 190 cm; maximum length 134,5 cm
Condition: Excellent condition with only very few loose threads
Provenance: Old German private collection

Auction result comparison: Sotheby’s, SATURDAY AT SOTHEBY'S: ASIAN ART, 24 MARCH 2018, New York, lot 1599 (for a near identical robe)

清光緒年間藍紗納雲龍紋單袍
提花綢緞,絲綢襯裏,五個鎏金銅釦
中國,光緒時期(1874-1908)
品相極好
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€400.00

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AN INDIGO BLUE SUMMER DRAGON ROBE, GUANGXU PERIOD

Estimate €400 - €800Sep 29, 2018