A group of four embroidered silk accessories, including an eyeglass case, fan case and double gourd pouch in matching counted stitch, the fourth an embroidered blue satin double gourd pouch [4]
Lot 5004
A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period
Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium
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A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period
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Property from the Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington
A group of four embroidered silk accessories
Late Qing/Republic period
Including an eyeglass case, a fan case and double-gourd shaped pouch, each embroidered in counted stitch with red and pale blue shou medallions on a medium blue and black wanzi diaper ground bordered by dissolved dragons in gilt-wrapped threads; the fourth a bright blue silk double-gourd flat case embroidered on both sides with auspicious emblems in polychrome silk couched threads.
12in (30.5cm) length of fan case

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  • Provenance:
    gift of Colonel John and Mrs. Mary Young
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