09 avril 2010

A rare imperial 'dragon' kesi textile. Ming dynasty, Wanli period

A rare imperial 'dragon' kesi textile. Ming dynasty, Wanli period. photo Sotheby's colourfully woven with a golden four-clawed dragon striding above turbulent waves floating with auspicious emblems, amidst wispy clouds, all below a band of irregular multi-coloured stripes at the top, and reserved on a bright blue silk ground - 100 by 80 cm., 39 3/8 by 31 1/2 in. Est. 1,000,000—1,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,220,000 HKD PROVENANCE: The Steinhardt Collection, New York.The Textile Gallery, London, 2007. NOTE: This vibrant and... [Lire la suite]
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