An Imperial Edict Guangxu Period, 1875
Lot 2027
An Imperial Edict Guangxu Period, 1875
Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium
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Chinese Paintings New York
12 Sep 2012 10:00 EDT

Auction 20379
Lot Details
An Imperial Edict
Guangxu Period, 1875
Ink on silk woven with a pattern of scattered ruyi-clouds, mounted as a handscroll, written in Manchu and Han script, the text opening with a four-character title Feng Tian Gao Ming or by command of Heaven, flanked by a pair of dragons, followed by a long inscription, stamped with two large seals, with a wood box.
12 1/4 x 156in (31.5 x 397cm)

Footnotes

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