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Framed Fabric Dragon Panel Chinese Kesi Qing Embroidery Gilt Wrapped Threads

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Framed Fabric Dragon Panel Chinese Kesi Qing Embroidery Gilt Wrapped Threads

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$800.00


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Framed Fabric Dragon Panel Chinese Kesi Qing Embroidery Gilt Wrapped Threads

  • Silk embroidered salvaged square fabric panel, simply framed under glass.
  • Kesi-woven Qing Dynasty blue silk ground embroidery panel.
  • Hand embroidery on square shape silk panel.
  • Forbidden knot.
  • Embroidery with gilt-wrapped threads.
  • Depicts an imperial five claw Wind dragon with ba jixiang decoration
  • Surrounded by cloud scrolls, cranes, and other auspicious symbols.
  • Ribboned ba jixiang ('Eight Buddhist Treasures').
  • Framed under glass in a simple solid wood frame, painted black.
  • The frame has hanging picture wire attached at the back.
  • COUNTRY of Origin: China
  • AGE: XIXéme Qing Dynasty (1644 — 1912)
  • Exactly as shown in the detailed photos below.
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  • All the information you need to decide about a purchase is in front of you at the time of purchase.

SIZE:

  • Overall framed size measures approximately 27 cm x 27 cm // 11.7 inches x 11.7 inches.
  • Size of the square only e measures approximately 30 cm x 30 cm // 10.3 inches x 10.3 inches.

WEIGHT:

  • This weighs before packing approximately 738 grams // 1 pound 10 ounces.

 

  • To help substantiate this one panel, we've included photos, below, of a robe sold via Bonham's with a similar panel whose sale appeared in several ads.
  • The robe appears on page 45 of the DECEMBER 2009 issue of ART & ANTIQUES magazine.
  • The robe appears in a WSJ full page color Bonhams & Butterfields Auctioneers & Appraisers advertisement.
  • The Chinese kesi 12 symbol mid-19th Century robe in the advertisements has an estimated price of $15,000. - $25,000.
  • It sold for $9,760 inclusive of Buyer's Premium.
  • Here, we're selling just one single framed panel of the same period and quality.

 

  • Bonham's Robe Details
    • www.bonhams.com 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco
    • Sale 17541 - Fine Asian Works of Art, 15 Dec 2009
    • Lot No: 8177
    • bonhjams-com/asian
    Advertising Copy:
    • A Chinese kesi twelve symbol robe, mid-19th century.
    • Property from the collection of H. Shabas residing in Tianjin from 1925 to 1946
    Catalog Auction Details:
    • A fine kesi-woven blue silk ground dragon robe with ba jixiang decoration, 19th Century
    • Featuring nine rampant dragons and shou medallions woven in gilt-wrapped threads,
    • surrounded by cloud scrolls, cranes, ribboned ba jixiang ('Eight Buddhist Treasures') and other auspicious symbols
    • above a wide lishui border, all woven in brilliantly hued and bright white threads,
    • the decoration on the black ground collar bands and cuffs woven en suite.
    • Dimensions, length: 141 cm // 55.5 inches
    • Sold for $9,760 inclusive of Buyer's Premium.

    CONDITION:

    • By " antique " we mean over 100 years of age.
    • By " vintage " we mean between 50 and 100 years of age.
    • This item is made of matter and it is OLD; this means it is NOT NEW.
    • This is not a recent reproduction. It is not a recent copy. It is not a fake.
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    There are signs of age and usage commensurate with age, including but not limited to:

    • There is overall surface wear.
    • There are surface scratches.
    • There is oxidation.
    • There are loose threads.
    • There is considerable wear to the silk edge binding.
    • There is loose stitching.
    • There is some staining.
    • There is some oxidization of the metal thread.
    • There is some oxidization of the silk dyes.
    • There is some oxidization of the color of the silk fabric.
    • We don't know the exact composition of any metal alloys used to make the metal threads used in this piece; we aren't metallurgists and cannot ever be 100% certain about anything.
    • There may also be other signs of age and usage that we missed because we aren't specifically trained to see them.
    • This is framed UNDER GLASS.
    • The frame is a simple solid wood frame, painted black.
    • The frame has picture wire attached at the back for hanging the piece.
    • The frame is in good condition.
    • CLEANED: No.
    • RESTORATION: No restoration.
    • MEASUREMENT VERIFIED: Yes.
    • There may also be something that we missed because we aren't specifically trained to see it.
    • We've not examined this microscopically.
    • We've not taken this apart or put this back together.
    • We've not subtracted anything nor added anything that was not already there.
    • We've not cleaned this.
    • The condition is good.
    • There's nothing functionally wrong with this.
    • The condition is exactly as shown in the gallery photos.
    • Look at all the gallery photos carefully and read this description carefully.
    • It is impossible to divine exactly what information a buyer might want.
    • It is the buyer's responsibility to carefully scrutinize a purchase before buying.
    • Please consider your purchase carefully.
    • We are happy to help in any way we can by answering your questions to the best of our ability and furnishing additional specifics upon request.
    • This is not sold on approval.
    • Ask your questions before you buy.

     

    SUPERBE DRAQUE CHINOIS BRODERIE METAL D'OR SOIE QING

    • Moyen-XIXème, Qing Dynasty (1644 — 1912).
    • Un draque imperial de vent avec 5-ongles chaque griffe.
    • Broderie en fil metal et fil de soie, et sur soie.
    • Les coins de le soie sont très abime, quelques manques au points de soie,
    • et quelques rousseurs et salissures, et usures d'usage, sinon bon état.
    • Encadre SUR VERRE dans un cadre de bois peint.
    • Dimensions, totals (avec cadre de bois peint): 30cm x 30cm.
    • Dimensions de le paneau de soie: 27cm x 27cm environ.
    • Frais de port en sus.
    • Merci de votre visite.

     













     


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    Product CodeFRAF2L7S32
    ConditionPreowned
    Weight8lb

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