Manchu Woman’;s red silk skirt made from four sewn panels of which two are lined in light pink silk, falling from a plain pale pink cotton waistband. Embroidered decorations include a crane standing amongst peonies, and a sacred fungus beneath which m
A Chinese small embroidery panel, Qing dynasty, 19th century, depicting a Daoist immortal Tieguai Li holding a double gourd in a garden, 73 x 35.5 cm. Provenance: Acquired from Tsimshatsui, Yesteryear, Hong Kong, 30/3/94
Japanese double-sided brocade woman's Obi, Meiji period, [1868-1912], with a continuous detailed landscape in autumn tones of gold, amber yellow & brown, traditional scene of trees, flowers, bridges & cranes, Length 450 cm Width 30 cm
A rare Japanese brocade Obi with a signature & two lines of calligraphy on the reverse, Meiji period [1868-1912], in shades of grey-green, with a continuous detailed flowing geometric pattern, the verso in blue with the embroidered calligraphy, Length
A good large Japanese silk embroidery tapestry, Meiji period (1868-1912), made by Lida & Co/Takashimaya, depicting peacocks, pheasants in a garden scene., 237 x 182.5 cm. Provenance: Collection of Ken Lawrence Foundation
Antique 19th century Chinese pleated blue and black banded embroided pleated skirt finely embroidered with pheasants on rocky out crops, butterflies, blossoms, embroidered balanced with woven silk etc,
A vintage hand embroidered Egyptian Arab Textile, circa 1960s, purchased in Egypt late 1960s, in silk upon cotton and boldly embroidered in satin stitch with flowers in compartments with mirrored discs to the centres, enclosed by floral and chevron embroid
A Chinese blue gauze ceremonial dragon robe, 'Jifu', 19th century. Embroidered with nine gold crouched dragons chasing the 'flaming pearl' amongst a dense ground of scrolling clouds, together with other cosmic symbols all against a vivid de
A Chinese light-brown silk embroidered 'dragon' seat cover, 18th century backed with yellow silk with cloud motif 137 cm wide, 137 cm long,. Provenance: Victorian Private Collection, by descent from Jörn Anner Collection of Jörn Anner
A Chinese imperial brocade dragon roundel, Jiaqing period, c1775 31 cm x 31 cm. Provenance: NSW Private Collection, acquired locally in the 1990s Note: Compare an almost identical roundel in the Collection of Art Gallery New South Wales, Rutherford, Judith
A Chinese embroidered ' fushou ' apple-green silk vest, Late Qing dynasty 75 cm long, 69 cm wide. Provenance: NSW Private Collection. by descent NSW Private Collection, acquired in China at least 90 years ago
A fine Chinese silk embroidered panel, Qing Dynasty, 19 th century, decorated with exotic birds and butterflies in flight, a peacock resting on a rock platform and a pair of Buddhist lions chasing a brocade ball, mounted in a huali frame supported in a har
A pair of figures of laughing boys, Qing dynasty, (2) each well modelled standing holding a basket of fruit in both hands, including peach, pomegranate, grapes and finger citron, picked out in aubergine, yellow, blue and green glazes, and wearing a yellow
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