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Lot 0125

Description

A RARE IMPERIAL EMBROIDERED FORMAL DRAGON ROBE, QING DYNASTY, MID 19TH CENTURY.

with front overflap closing to the right, with tapered sleeves ending in horse-hoof cuffs, couched in gold-wrapped threads on the upper half with four five-clawed dragons amid auspicious clouds, bats, and the 'Eight Auspicious Emblems' executed in knotted stitch, above terrestrial diagrams clouds and jewels emerging from waves at the waist and sleeves, the narrow waistband decorated with confronting dragons and a square flap at the side opening enclosing one dragon, the pleated skirt decorated with dragon roundels above a band of confronting dragons as part of the waistband.

Dimension: 55 1/8" x 65 3/8" (140cm L x 166cm W).

PROVENANCE: Property of a private Atlanta, Georgia collector.


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Condition

Good Condition. Condition reports and additional photographs are provided by request as a courtesy to our clients, as such any condition report is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free of defects, imperfections, restoration, wear and tear, or the effects of aging. Madison Square Gallery shall have no responsibility for any error or omission, additionally all lots are sold 'As Is' and in accordance with the conditions of sale.

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

QING DYN. RARE IMPERIAL EMBROIDERED FORMAL DRAGON ROBE

Estimate $15,000 - $30,000Oct 27