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Pair of Large Embroideries

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
942
Sold for:
$11,850$10,000

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

Description:

Pair of Large Embroideries, China, 18th/early 19th century, each finely embroidered with phoenix, peacock, crane, butterfly, and a variety of other birds amidst peony and prunus blossoms, reserved on a pale apricot ground, 128 x 46 in.
Estimate $20,000-30,000

Water stain to the back (not to the embroidery itself)

Keywords

China, Embroidery, Needlework, Prunoideae, Prunus, Rosaceae, Spiraeoideae

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