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Qing dynasty (1644-1911), a lobed shaped silk cover elegantly embroidered with a couched gold thread dragon coiled around a flaming pearl amidst swirling clouds above a band of turbulent waves, a border of flowers surrounds, backed with yellow silk.
29 x 29 in.
From the collection of the consignor's mother-in-law, Virginia Steele Scott of Pasadena, CA.
Imperial yellow throne covers of this quality rarely come up for auction, the last similar example being Christie's in 2011.
Some separation of metallic gold threads; some staining; paper residue from previous tag and some ink writing on back; some staining to back silk lining.
$2,000 - 4,000