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Phoenix Embroidery

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
940
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Phoenix Embroidery, China, 19th century, finely embroidered with two phoenixes in flight, each holding a leafy branch in its mouth, reserved on a yellow ground with cloud patterns, 80 x 38 1/2 in.

Provenance: Gift of Miss F.D. McCormic label to one corner.
Estimate $300-500

Some small burnt holes to surface, poor condition

Keywords

China, F.D. McCormic, Chinese ceramics, Embroidery, Needlework

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