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Embroidered Informal Dragon Robe

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
416
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3212B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Embroidered Informal Dragon Robe, China, early 20th century, embroidered with eight dragons chasing pearls in ruyi-head clouds, surrounded by bats and Buddhist emblems, in satin stitch with couched gold details, above a lishui border, lg. 38 in.

Provenance: The collection of Nancy Murphy.
Estimate $400-600

Severe fading, areas of staining, particularly at sleeves.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Nancy Murphy, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Clothing, Culture, Dragon, Dragon robe, Embroidery, Robe, Ruyi, Satin stitch, China

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