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Lot 243: LARGE FRAMED CHINESE DRAGONS SILK KESI
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Large Chinese silk Kesi, QING DYNASTY Period, and of the period (1644-1911). The rectangular silt tapestry wealthy displayed the imperial five-claws dragons striding above cresting wavy waters, the dragons detailed with ferocious faces gazed west and scaly bodies, writhing amongst flame wisps and stylized clouds on greenish sky. The forehand grasping a toad, while the rears grasping a shanka shell and double gourd. The nose projecting the vaporous fumes. All delicately embroidered against creme-yellow silk ground. The Dragon silt tapestry is mounted on gold wooden frame (New Frame), and royal-blue matting border before the carmine-red rim.
Condition Report: Some nip on frame and matted border. fixable. Please Note: EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater. The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
Dimensions: Dimension: 68" H x 47-5/8" W
Date: Qing Dynasty