Lot 240: CHINESE SILK KESI OF DOUBLE GOURD, FRAMED
November 11, 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Chinese silk Kesi, QING DYNASTY Period, and of the period (1644-1911). A rectangular slit tapestry, of pale-metallic-yellow double gourd vase upon a stand, with knotted ribbon on the center. The upper body depicted group of children in various pursuits, gathered in circular formation holding the Hundreds Antiques Attributes, beneath a flying magpie; the lower body with immortals in similar pursuits gathering between Shou medallions and pile of golden ingots along with other auspicious symbols, interspersed with Eight Buddhist Emblems and numerous auspicious symbols, all reserved within deep-royal-blue silk ground. Mounted in golden wooden frame (Newer frame) with pale-red border.
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Dimensions: Dimension: 64-1/2" H x 42" W
Date: Qing Dynasty