Lot 479: A Chinese silk portiere

Est: £1,000 - £2,000
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Mallams

April 25, 2018, 11:00 AM BST
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

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Description: A Chinese silk portiere
circa 1800
the central blue silk panel embroidered with blue silk five clawed dragons amongst flaming pearls, with a gold ground pelmet embroidered with five phoenixes in flight within celestial clouds. The gold border having peonies and key designs interwoven in gold and coloured thread, 109cm x 121cm approx

The portiere compares with some Imperial door hangings in its size and design
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Chinese, Indian, Islamic & Japanese Art - Day 1

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Mallams
April 25, 2018, 11:00 AM BST

Cheltenham, United Kingdom