Lot 26: Chinese Embroidered Imperial Yellow Silk Throne Back Cushion Cover
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
Qing dynasty (1644-1911), a lobed shaped silk cover elaborately embroidered with a full-faced couched dragon in gold thread coiled around a flaming pearl with a jeweled canopy above, amidst swirling clouds overlapping with flowers, backed with yellow cloud silk.
25 x 25 in.
From the collection of the consignor's mother-in-law, Virginia Steele Scott of Pasadena, CA.
Condition Report: Very good condition; some paper residue and ink writing on the backing silk.