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Lot 1543102 Details

Description
A Chinese Imperial Qing Dynasty Silk Robe. Yellow ground robe bearing various embroidered symbols throughout including eight gold brocade dragons clutching flaming pearls amidst clouds, embroidered blue shou characters, shaded pink and red bats hovering above rolling waves. Twelve symbols throughout the robe comprise a sun, moon, rock, axe head, pair of dragons, a pheasant, a pair of vessels, a water plant, fu symbol, constellation, flames, and grains. Sleeves bear additional brocade dragons, shou symbols, and clouds. Lower sweep of robe bears a Lishui stripe in shaded tones of purple, green, blue, red, turquoise, yellow, and green
Condition
The yellow color ground on the front of the robe is slightly more faded than the yellow ground color on the back of the robe. The embroidered collar has become unstitched on the top left of the front of the robe in a 3" area. This area has extended to a 4" section of the collar unstitching on the back of the robe. In the front lower right area of the robe, there is a 1" vertical surface stain. There are also approximately eight loose fibers in this area. On the back of the robe, there is a 2" section of the embroidered collar that has become unstitched. There are also several areas of loose stitching to the bottom hem. Otherwise, this piece is in very good condition.

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A Chinese Imperial Qing Dynasty Silk Robe.

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000Sep 19, 2015
Starting Price $5,000
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