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  • Two Women's Informal Robes

    Lot: 120
    Sold for: $5,228$4,250

    Two Women's Informal Robes, China, 19th/20th century, one dark blue silk embroidered with scenes of a high-ranking couple celebrating a special occasion at the chest, surrounded by vignettes of more ...

  • Lady's Informal Robe

    Lot: 121
    Sold for: $1,169$950

    Lady's Informal Robe, China, late 19th/early 20th century, blue silk brocade with Buddhist symbols and floral sprays, trimmed with flower, bamboo and pavilion motifs at the collar, front and ends, more ...

  • Noh Choken Robe

    Lot: 122
    Sold for: $1,599$1,300

    Noh Choken Robe, Japan, 18th/19th century, depicting an overall pattern of clematis flowers and scrolling tendrils with three open fan motifs depicting a gnarled flowering plum tree and bird on the more ...

  • Silk Embroidered Panel

    Lot: 123
    Sold for: $492$400

    Silk Embroidered Panel, Japan, 19th century, depicting a rural scene with a pair of woodcocks in the foreground, a fence, chrysanthemums and butterflies in the background, embroidered in a variety more ...

  • Embroidered Tiger and "Five Poisons" Festival Badge

    Lot: 124
    Sold for: $369$300

    Embroidered Tiger and "Five Poisons" Festival Badge, China, 18th/19th century, the roundel containing a tiger protecting against the "five poisons" of lizard, scorpion, toad, snake and centipede, more ...

  • Two Conical Hats

    Lot: 125
    Sold for: $400$325

    Two Conical Hats, Japan, 19th/20th century, a straw sugegasa with a silk covering decorated with two phoenixes and flowers, and a lacquered jingasa with alternating gold and black reserves and an more ...

  • Embroidered Export Macrame Shawl

    Lot: 126
    Sold for: $584$475

    Embroidered Export Macrame Shawl, China, early 20th century, square pale yellow silk embroidered with an assortment of flowers in varying sizes and colors, 60 1/2 x 62 in. not including trim. more ...

  • Han-style Skirt

    Lot: 127
    Sold for: $185$150

    Han-style Skirt, China, 19th/20th century, the front and back panels embroidered with peonies, butterflies, and fruit, all on a pink floral ground trimmed with blue florals, lg. 38 in. more ...

  • Sixteen Textile Fragments

    Lot: 128
    Sold for: $492$400

    Sixteen Textile Fragments, China, 19th/20th century, three roundels, two with floral motifs, and one depicting a lady in a garden; four square, three depicting various birds, flowers and insects, more ...

  • Han-style Apron Skirt, Baizhequn

    Lot: 129
    Sold for: $677$550

    Han-style Apron Skirt, Baizhequn, China, late 19th century, pale aqua silk, the front and back panels embroidered with a front-facing dragon in couched gold thread, surrounded by bats, ruyi clouds, more ...

  • Kingfisher Feather Headdress

    Lot: 130
    Sold for: $5,535$4,500

    Kingfisher Feather Headdress, China, 19th century, semi-circular form with a flat side, decorated with openwork cutout pieces in the shapes of phoenixes, flowers, dragons, and a variety of more ...

  • Embroidered Women's Informal Collar

    Lot: 131
    Sold for: $923$750

    Embroidered Women's Informal Collar, China, late 19th century, four sections of three overlapping ruyi-form lobes increasing in size, embroidered in couched and forbidden stitches with auspicious more ...

  • Silk Embroidered Panel

    Lot: 132
    Sold for: $584$475

    Silk Embroidered Panel, China, 19th/20th century, repeat pattern of alternating rows of peony and lotus blossoms with trailing leaves, bats, coins, and citrus, all in purple, turquoise, pink, and more ...

  • Silk Embroidered Panel

    Lot: 133
    Sold for: $800$650

    Silk Embroidered Panel, China, 19th/20th century, repeat pattern of alternating rows of canopy lanterns with alternating bird and lotus blossom centers with repeat rows of auspicious symbols all in more ...

  • Silk Embroidered Panel

    Lot: 135
    Sold for: $738$600

    Silk Embroidered Panel, China, 19th/20th century, repeat pattern of alternating rows of lotus blossoms with scrolling tendrils, persimmon, citrus, and peach blossoms and trailing leaves in gray silk more ...

  • Embroidered Satin Panel

    Lot: 136

    Embroidered Satin Panel, China, 19th/20th century, central motif of two butterflies, one holding a lotus blossom and the other holding melons, surrounded by auspicious flowers and symbols all more ...

  • Pair of Embroidered Hanging Banners

    Lot: 137

    Pair of Embroidered Hanging Banners, China, 19th century, three embroidered sections hanging from a panel and separated by another panel, ending in four hanging sections, the sections decorated with more ...

  • Embroidered Hanging Valance

    Lot: 138
    Sold for: $2,952$2,400

    Embroidered Hanging Valance, China, 19th century, red silk with a green silk macrame tassel trim, depicting a court official at the center of a performance, surrounded by performers in costume, more ...

  • Imperial Curtain Hanging

    Lot: 139
    Sold for: $17,220$14,000

    Imperial Curtain Hanging, China, 18th/19th century, the upper section divided into fourteen small panels each depicting a lung dragon chasing a pearl among clouds, the lower section depicting six more ...

  • Official Canopy Cover

    Lot: 140
    Sold for: $5,843$4,750

    Official Canopy Cover, China, 18th/19th century, two lung dragons in profile facing each other, each chasing a pearl within a quatrefoil celestial landscape of clouds, mountains, and waves, more ...

  • Silk K'ossu Tapestry Valance

    Lot: 141
    Sold for: $2,337$1,900

    Silk K'ossu Tapestry Valance, China, 18th century, the top register depicting four stands each with a dish on top holding three auspicious citron fruits with two bronze vessels between each holding more ...

  • Yunjin Dragon and Cloud Yardage

    Lot: 142
    Sold for: $5,228$4,250

    Yunjin Dragon and Cloud Yardage, China, yellow silk woven with seven five-clawed dragons, each with a flaming pearl, amidst stylized clouds, all in pink, blues, greens, and browns, outlined with more ...

  • Yunjin Brocade Yardage

    Lot: 144
    Sold for: $5,228$4,250

    Yunjin Brocade Yardage, China, the gold silk woven with fifteen roundels, each comprised of a coiled dragon reaching for a flaming pearl amidst clouds, lg. 25 ft. more ...

  • Yunjin Brocade Yardage

    Lot: 145

    Yunjin Brocade Yardage, China, the gold silk background woven with groups of four roundels containing dragons, qilin, phoenixes, and cranes, all surrounded by depictions of the "Eight Buddhist more ...

  • Imperial Kesi Throne Cover

    Lot: 146
    Sold for: $5,535$4,500

    Imperial Kesi Throne Cover, China, 18th/19th century, woven with a Buddhist canopy suspending roundels containing shou symbols, surrounded by symbols of the heavens and earth and pairs of dragons more ...

  • Square Kesi Panel

    Lot: 147

    Square Kesi Panel, China, 19th century, woven to depict a battle scene with mounted and unmounted warriors, surrounded by a border of butterflies and gourd vines, framed and glazed, 29 7/8 x 31 3/4 more ...

  • White Hardstone Brush Washer

    Lot: 148
    Sold for: $2,460$2,000

    White Hardstone Brush Washer, China, oviform decorated with an openwork chilong combined with a peach-inspired scroll design, white stone with gray speckles and russet streaks, ht. 2 1/8, wd. 6 3/8 more ...

  • Hardstone Archaic-style Gui -shape Vessel

    Lot: 149
    Sold for: $1,107$900

    Hardstone Archaic-style Gui-shape Vessel, China, with two dragon-inspired ring handles to sides, the body decorated with two bands of carved taotie-style masks and animal masks, gray stone with more ...

  • Carved Soapstone Chop

    Lot: 150
    Sold for: $123$100

    Carved Soapstone Chop, China, octagonal, surmounted with a coiled dragon, the body decorated with an incised landscape and a poem, orange stone with yellow matrix, ht. 6 5/8 in. Provenance: The more ...

  • Pair of Soapstone Carvings of Foo Lions

    Lot: 151
    Sold for: $154$125

    Pair of Soapstone Carvings of Foo Lions, China, each seated on its hind legs with its head turned to one side, mounted on a rectangular base, with horse-like quadrupeds carved in bas-relief on the more ...