09-14-2019 09-14-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3285B Boston
September 14, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Man's Formal Court Robe

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3285B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 14, 2019 10:00AM


Man's Formal Court Robe, China, late 19th/early 20th century, the front, shoulders, and back embroidered with front-facing dragons, the skirt with ren and sixteen dragon roundels, all bordered below by waves and lishui stripes, on a midnight blue silk ground, lg. 55 in.

Provenance: Purchased in Beijing in the 1930s, then by descent to present owner.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Wear and damage to silk at shoulders and collar.

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Beijing, China