Plum Blossoms
artists Calendar antiques catalogues About contact


Antique Chinese polychrome silk and gold Imperial yellow brocade accessory lappet for a Taoist priest's costume. Two dragons cavort through a cloud filled sky chasing precious pearls all above a turbulent sea pierced by upright shft mountains and all framed with pearl, ruyi and lotus petal borders.
Qing dynasty, Early Qianlong period
Circa 1740 AD
159 x 29 cm