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Lady's Black Kesi Gauze Surcoat

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
395
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Lady's Black Kesi Gauze Surcoat, China, 19th/20th century, for a first-rank civil official, decorated with twelve kesi embroidered roundels of cranes, butterflies, and chrysanthemums, three in front and in back, two over the shoulders, and two smaller roundels on each sleeve, both coat and sleeves finished with lishui border with auspicious treasure symbols including dragons above, lg. 54, wd. 56 in.
Estimate $700-900

a tear to right front, repairs to lining along the hems, threadbare areas.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). 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 Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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China, first rank civil official

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