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An embroidered dragon roundel from the surcoat of an Emperor or Imperial son, Qing dynasty, 19th century.

Estimate
5 000 - 7 000 SEK
442 - 618 EUR
470 - 658 USD
Hammer price
9 000 SEK
Purchasing info
For condition report contact specialist
Cecilia Nordström
Stockholm
Cecilia Nordström
Head Specialist Asian Ceramics and Works of Art, European Ceramics and Glass
+46 (0)739 40 08 02
An embroidered dragon roundel from the surcoat of an Emperor or Imperial son, Qing dynasty, 19th century.

Embroidered in satin stich and fine couched gold thread with a front facing imperial dragon, the sinuous body cocued in fine gold thread against a red ground, surrounded by bats and chasing the flaming pearl amidst cloud formations, the lower part with foaming waves. Diameter 32.5 cm.

Not examined out of frame. Faded.

Provenance

Property of a private Swedish Collector.

More information

Roundels like these would have been made for an emperor or worn by one of his sons and would have been placed on the shoulder of the robe.

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