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Lot 1021

A SILK EMBROIDERY WITH THE EIGHT IMMORTALS IN WAVES

Estimated Value:

2.000 € - 3.000 €

Schätzpreis:

Description:

China, 19th to early 20th c.
182,5 x 116 / 187 x 120,5 cm R.
Silk satin, embroidery: Silk (colored), satin stitch. Framing borders with Peking stitch and gold thread. Framed behind glass. The immortals with their characteristic attributes appear between waves, except Zhang Guolao, who is riding a mule. Framing borders with large peony flowers, butterflies and melons.
From a European private collection, acquired before 1990 - Traces of age and use, partly worn silk, slightly faded