A large embroidered silk panel
Lot 5032
A large embroidered wool celebratory hanging Late Qing/Republic period
US$ 5,000 - 7,000
£3,000 - 4,200
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A large embroidered wool celebratory hanging Late Qing/Republic period A large embroidered wool celebratory hanging Late Qing/Republic period A large embroidered wool celebratory hanging Late Qing/Republic period A large embroidered wool celebratory hanging Late Qing/Republic period A large embroidered wool celebratory hanging Late Qing/Republic period A large embroidered wool celebratory hanging Late Qing/Republic period A large embroidered wool celebratory hanging Late Qing/Republic period A large embroidered wool celebratory hanging Late Qing/Republic period A large embroidered wool celebratory hanging Late Qing/Republic period
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Property from a Private Bay Area Collection
A large embroidered wool celebratory hanging
Late Qing/Republic period
The red wool ground barely visible where it can be seen in the portions of the border surrounding a depiction of the birthday banquet of the Tang general Guo Ziyi, seated at the center with his wife, while in the foreground, officials bring a celebratory message from the emperor to his residence, identified by the inscription on a banner reading Fenyang wang fu, the figures worked in couched gilt threads with other details added other bright colors against the red couching threads that comprise the background.
93 x 66in (236 x 167.5cm)

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  • Provenance:
    acquired by family member in China in the 1930s
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