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2927BBoston
September 16, 2016 11:00 AMCalender
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Imperial Yellow Semiformal Dragon Robe

$73,800$60,000
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2927BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Imperial Yellow Semiformal Dragon Robe, China, 19th century, embroidered with nine gilt dragon roundels on the front, shoulders, back, and inside flap, surrounded by ruyi form clouds, bats, shou symbols, and the "Twelve Symbols of Imperial Authority," all above a crashing wave and lishui border, lg. 56 in.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

Minor moth damage to lishui stripes front center and left, slight stain to left sleeve, damage to lining of overlapping flap, collar trim loose in places.


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