A gold-embroidered blue silk 'nine dragon' robe 19th century
Lot 334
A gold-embroidered blue silk 'nine dragon' robe
19th century
£5,000 - 7,000
US$ 6,600 - 9,200

Lot Details
The Property of a Gentleman 紳士藏品
A gold-embroidered blue silk 'nine dragon' robe
19th century
The blue silk ground richly couched with gold-wrapped thread forming eight five-clawed dragons pursuing flaming pearls, the larger dragons across the chest and back both front-facing and each above a pedestal supporting a dish of two peaches beneath a bat, all amid cloud scrolls interspersed with bats, fans and shou roundels and above a border of standing water and rockwork at the hem and cuffs, the interior flap with a ninth dragon clambering upwards pursuing a pearl on a plain blue ground. 136cm (53½in) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an Italian private collection

    十九世紀 藍地金線繡九龍紋龍袍

    來源:意大利私人收藏
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