Late Qing dynasty
The finely worked burgundy gauze robe decorated with nine gilt couched dragons chasing the flaming pearl amongst cloud scrolls interspersed with bats and cranes and the emblems of the eight Daoist immortals, all above foaming lishui waves.
51 1/2in. H x 86in. W (approximately)
Condition: Fading and discoloration to the front, tears to the sleeves, some creasing.
Provenance: Teresa Coleman Fine Arts, 1991