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Asian Art
October 7 - 28, 2021

October 07 - October 28, 2021

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LOT 015

Chinese

A Large Silk Embroidered "Dragon" Altar Panel Fragment, Mid-19th Century and a Silk Hanging Festival with Crane, Fu-Lions, and Elephant, circa 1900
chinese embroidered silk

a ) A Large Silk Embroidered "Dragon" Altar Panel Fragment, Mid 19th Century
Chinese Art
Chinese

chinese embroidered silk
22 x 36 in, 55.9 x 91.4 cm

b ) Silk Hanging Festival with Crane, Fu-Lions, and Elephant, circa 1900
Chinese Art
Chinese

chinese embroidered silk
31 x 34 in, 78.7 x 86.4 cm

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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PROVENANCE
Dragon panel: Private Collection, Vancouver
Acquired from the above by a Private Collection, Vancouver
Elephant panel: Presentation piece to the director of Western Washington University, Bellingham
Private Collection, Vancouver


On a bright orange ground, the panel shows a large gold-threaded five-clawed dragon encircling a flaming pearl of wisdom and surrounded by blue clouds and ocean waves. The corners depict geometric bands and a large lotus bloom.

The other work is a large two-part 19th Century silk panel containing an elephant standing four-square and surmounted by a large vase with precious antiques, all surrounded by foliage and longevity fungus. The top section shows a crane roundel flanked by two fu-lions.


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