An embroidered yellow-ground 'dragon' silk banner Qing dynasty
Lot 476
An embroidered yellow-ground 'dragon' silk banner Qing dynasty
HK$ 8,000 - 12,000
US$ 1,000 - 1,500
Lot Details
An embroidered yellow-ground 'dragon' silk banner
Qing dynasty
Of elongated form with barbed edges falling towards five-tailed split ends, the central cartouche embroidered with a forward facing five-clawed dragon depicted in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the mythical beast with ferocious expression and mouth opened revealing sharp teeth in flight above raging waves crashing on rockwrorks, surrounded by flaming clouds on a yellow ground.
131cm long.

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  • 清 黃地繡海水龍紋旗
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