A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty

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Lot 6605
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel
Qing dynasty

Sold for US$ 25,000 inc. premium

Asian Decorative Arts

18 Dec 2013, 10:00 PST

San Francisco

Property from Various Owners
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel
Qing dynasty
Depicting the immortal Magu holding a citron in one hand while balancing on her shoulder a hoe supporting a flower basket as she stands to the front of a gorgeously feathered phoenix beneath a fu roundel with further exotic fowl across the top, alternating shou medallions and symbols of the Eight Immortals along the sides and a qilin crouched on a rock rising from waves along the base, the decorations achieved in intricately worked satin and knotted stitches of white, black and brightly colored silk floss combined with couched gilt-wrapped threads (small losses to embroidery, loose threads).
124 x 47in (315 x 119.5cm) overall
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A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
A massive polychrome and gilt embroidered red wool hanging panel Qing dynasty
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