A collection of embroidered panels Late 19th/early 20th century
Lot 230
A collection of embroidered panels Late 19th/early 20th century
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,049) inc. premium
Auction Details
Asian Art Edinburgh
10 Jul 2013 11:00 BST

Auction 20651
A collection of embroidered panels Late 19th/early 20th century A collection of embroidered panels Late 19th/early 20th century A collection of embroidered panels Late 19th/early 20th century A collection of embroidered panels Late 19th/early 20th century A collection of embroidered panels Late 19th/early 20th century A collection of embroidered panels Late 19th/early 20th century A collection of embroidered panels Late 19th/early 20th century A collection of embroidered panels Late 19th/early 20th century A collection of embroidered panels Late 19th/early 20th century A collection of embroidered panels Late 19th/early 20th century
Lot Details
A collection of embroidered panels
Late 19th/early 20th century
A wall hanging embroidered with boys riding a qilin, in silks on a scarlet wool ground, 83cm x 63cm, a bed hanging or altar cloth decorated with figures, qilin and the three legged toad of happiness, on red brocade with further embroidered borders, 210cm x 54cm, a second similar brocade example bearing two birds of paradise and two fish, 190cm x 54cm, a peach coloured panel fringed top and bottom, showing a courtly lady in a garden (some fading), 64cm x 32cm, a chair cover in red brocade embroidered with a lady and boys in a garden, one pulling a toy cart, 88cm x 30cm, an orange/red panel of figures surrounded by large peony flowers and clouds, 72cm x 64cm, a crimson table cover with a large central phoenix and peonies in each corner, 69cm square, and a small golden yellow panel embroidered with two rows of phoenix among clouds, with further embroidered borders,
42cm square (8).

Footnotes

  • Collected in the Far East circa 1910 and thence by decent to the present owner.
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