14 mai 2011

Chinese Textiles @ Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles, 13 May 2011

A Chao Fu or festive robe. Qing dynasty, Mid 19th century. Photo 2911 Christie's Ltd the summer weave silk embroidered in counted stitch with silk and gilt thread dragons, bound in bright blue kinran; mounted in plexi glass box  Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Price Realized £20,000 A formal court robe or chifu. Qing dynasty, circa 1840-1850. Photo 2911 Christie's Ltd kesi woven with a fretwork ground with apple green swastikas, with cuffs and bindings en suite, with nine gilt dragons. Estimate £8,000 - £15,000. Price Realized... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2009

An imperial yellow silk court robe or chi-fu, late 19th century, early 20th century

An imperial yellow silk court robe or chi-fu, late 19th century, early 20th century embroidered with the Twelve Symbols of Imperial Authority, later tailoring. Est. £10,000 - £15,000 - Price Realised £42,050 Provenance: Mrs Anne Moen Bullitt Notes: The style of cuff here looks more like a Manchu lady's wedding robe and the lining is not of Imperial quality, suggesting that the yardage may have been mounted outside the Imperial Palace workshops. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles. 15 May... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2009

"Dressed to Rule: Imperial Robes of China" @ The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Court lady’s robe (Neitao or Chenyi) (late 19th century) China, silk, silk gauze, silk and metallic thread, metal 143.0cm (centre back); 53.5 cm (sleeve length) Private collection, Melbourne MELBOURNE.- The National Gallery of Victoria presents Dressed to Rule: Imperial Robes of China, a fascinating exhibition exploring the political and cultural meanings in the design and symbolism of the robes of Imperial China. Focusing on the Qing dynasty period (1644–1911), Dressed to Rule features robes worn by the Qing Emperor of China... [Lire la suite]
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