October 14, 2021 10:00 EDT

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 248
 

248

A Chinese kesi tapestry dragon robe 缂丝龙袍
19th/early 20th century 十九或二十世纪

The blue ground finely worked on the front and back with nine five-clawed long dragons couched in gold-wrapped threads in pursuit of flaming pearls, amidst multi-colored cloud scrolls, bats, and the bajixiang ('Eight Buddhist Emblems'), all above floral sprigs and auspicious emblems rising from rolling and crashing waves above the deep lishui band, with blue-edged borders at the cuffs and collar decorated with striding dragons and bats among florets and scrollwork.

(Qty: 1)

L: 55 in.

Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Sold for $5,040
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

The blue ground finely worked on the front and back with nine five-clawed long dragons couched in gold-wrapped threads in pursuit of flaming pearls, amidst multi-colored cloud scrolls, bats, and the bajixiang ('Eight Buddhist Emblems'), all above floral sprigs and auspicious emblems rising from rolling and crashing waves above the deep lishui band, with blue-edged borders at the cuffs and collar decorated with striding dragons and bats among florets and scrollwork.

(Qty: 1)

L: 55 in.

Property from a private collection, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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