CF60003 Chinese Kesi (Silk Tapestry Weave) Chair Cover Panel. Finely woven in bright tones of blue, red, green, orange, and yellow with a gold wrapped thread background depicting auspicious longevity symbols, a large crane with outspread wings perched on layered rock work before a peach tree, over which another crane in flight, all above a quatrefoil panel enclosing a lotus blossom and a smaller pair of cranes confronting a ruyi head issuing from turbulent waves. Excellent condition. 61-1/4 in. x 20-1/2 in.
Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1912).
Ex-Collection: Sally Fall, San Diego, CA.
For similar examples see:
Sotheby’s London, Important Chinese Art, 11 May 2016, lot 284. ( a near identical pattern with different background colouration, cited as being Ming Dynasty, 17th century)
Christie’s London, Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art including Export Art, 12 May 2009, lot 71.
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