Lot 5205: A KESI EMBROIDERED 'HONG XI' PANEL
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: The vertical kesi panel finely woven with two regular script character 'Hong Xi', interspersed with delicately woven floral sprigs and auspicious buddhist emblems.Qing Dynasty period.
Notes: The phrase Hong Xi, or 'Grand Joyfulness', is taken from the History of Song: Bao Ming Zi Tian, Hong Xi Xi Zhuo' The precious life given from heaven, the grand joyfulness bestowed to the Emperor.
Dimensions: Length: 45 in (114.3 cm) Width: 23 in (58.4 cm)