Lot 107: An Imperial Edict, 1730, Yongzheng
November 12, 2016
Ashburn, VA, USALive Auction
Description: An Imperial edict, Yongzheng, dated 1730 and of the period, written on silk brocade woven with a pattern of scattered ruyi clouds and mounted as a handscroll, the text opens with a four-character title in a vertical line, fengtian gaoming (by command of Heaven), flanked by a pair of dragons, followed by a long inscription, stamped with a large seal impression. Dimensions are 72 inches long. All measurements are approximate. Condition: The portion of the edict in Manchu is missing. High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/FDsxUW8wcfk/
Condition Report: The portion of the edict in Manchu is missing.
Notes: High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/FDsxUW8wcfk/