Property from an East Coast Private Collection
An embroidered midnight blue silk robe of state, chaopao
The jacket displaying four five-clawed dragons in gilt wrapped threads surrounded by bats joined symbols of the Daoist immortals and cloud scrolls above a lishui border that repeat in smaller scale across the belt and attached pleated skirt; the black ground cuffs similarly embroidered but taken from a different garment.
56in (12cm) long
US$ 20,000 - 30,000
£13,000 - 19,000
15,000 - 22,000
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