14 décembre 2010

Dragon robe, informal robe & silk velvet vest, Qianlong Period, Qing Dynasty & 19th century

A yellow ground silk brocade dragon robe. Qianlong Period. photo Bonhams The nine dragons on the robe woven with gilt-wrapped threads while the remaining auspicious emblems, clouds and lishui border are defined in bright colors against the dark mustard yellow ground, the neck bands and cuffs woven en suite on a black ground. 53 1/4in (135.5cm) long - Estimate: $40,000 - 60,000. Unsold A blue silk ground embroidered dragon robe. Late Qing Dynasty. photo Bonhams The nine dragons and shou medallions on the robe worked... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2009

An Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal thread çatma panel, Bursa or Istanbul, Turkey

An Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal thread çatma panel, Bursa or Istanbul, Turkey, late 16th/early 17th century the rich crimson voided silk velvet ground with an overall repeating pattern of offset rows of silver coloured crescent medallions, each medallion enclosing a golden serrated sun motif, and issuing pendant small feathered palm motifs. two loom widths, joined on the central axis, mounted on a stretcher. approximately 168 by 127cm. Estimate 160,000—200,000 USD PROVENANCE: Kelekian Collection LITERATURE AND... [Lire la suite]
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