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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2719B Boston
April 26, 2014 11:00 AMCalender

Manchu Woman's Formal Court Robe

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2719B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 27, 2014 11:00AM


Manchu Woman's Formal Court Robe, China, Qing Dynasty, a blue silk dragon robe woven with dragons clutching pearls amidst clouds above a lishui border, a large central dragon at the chest, with layered horseshoe sleeves and a "G. T. Marsh & Co. 214 Post St. San Francisco" tag affixed to the interior of the collar, lg. 54 in.

Note: G.T. Marsh and Company: Japanese Art Repository opened in San Francisco and was one of the first Asian art galleries in the United States.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

lining tattered and stained in some places, right shoulder of robe is torn at the seam, some wear to the exterior of the robe at the neck.

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G. T. Marsh & Co., United States