Lot 165: A Chinese Kesi with Gilt Thread and Silk Embroidery, 18th/19th Century,
October 26, 2016
Cleveland , OH, USALive Auction
Description: A Chinese Kesi with Gilt Thread and Silk Embroidery, 18th/19th Century, Having a central panel depicting mounted warriors on horseback with ink painted faces fighting in a landscape on a gold brocade ground. The panel is within a silk boarder with gilt thread embroidery depicting wild beasts on rock formations surrounded by a satin boarder with silk and gilt thread embroidery depicting stylized flowers. H: 37 W: 37 1/2 in.
Condition Report: Minor areas of thread and silk separation.