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AN IMPORTANT AND VERY RARE IMPERIAL YELLOW BROCADE DRAGON RO...

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Estimate: HK$2,500,000 - HK$3,000,000
ca. US$322,532 - US$387,039
Price realised:  HK$2,420,000
ca. US$312,211
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AN IMPORTANT AND VERY RARE IMPERIAL YELLOW BROCADE DRAGON ROBE, JIFU
AN IMPORTANT AND VERY RARE IMPERIAL YELLOW BROCADE DRAGON ROBE, JIFU KANGXI PERIOD (1677-1722) Very finely worked in gold-wrapped thread and gold paper strip elements with nine contorted dragons clutching 'flaming pearls' amidst stylised clouds in shades of blue, red, green and ochre, all reserved on a rich, yellow-ground above the terrestrial diagram and the various treasures amidst rolling waves with lishui stripe at the hem, the sleeves with similar borders terminating in horseshoe cuffs 53 1/4 in. (135 cm.) long x 80 1/2 in. (204 cm.) across

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 27 May 2009
Address: Christie's
27 May 2009, Hong Kong