A Chinese embroidered dragon robe, 19th century
Lot 309
A Chinese embroidered dragon robe, 19th century
Sold for £2,375 (US$ 3,991) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Chinese embroidered dragon robe, 19th century
Of blue gauze, featuring nine couched gilt thread five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls, amongst clouds, bats, flying cranes and further auspicious symbols, above mountains, crashing waves and a lishui hem, with horseshoe cuffs and edging bands in embroidered black gauze and gilt filigree buttons, 141 x 209cm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Acquired in China around the time of the First World War, by a Royal Naval Submarine Officer and thence by descent.
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