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Imperial Nine Dragon Robe

Auction:
2183
Lot:
1471
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Imperial Nine Dragon Robe, China, late 19th century, Kuang Hsu period (1874-1908), yellow silk tapestry weave, K'o ssu Ch'i fu with all twelve Imperial emblems, sun, moon, constellation, mountain Fu symbol, axe, paired dragon, phoenix, water weed, cups, flame and millet, never mounted for use.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

phoenix, China, Chinese culture, Chinese dragons, Millets, Silk