November 17, 2018 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Rare Chinese Kesi Slit Tapestry Bird Robe

Qing dynasty, robe or coat with overall decoration in birds in various settings, woven gold thread ground, mounted in shadow box modern frame, 39 x 60 in. (sight); 47 x 64 in. frame; lot accompanied with copy of 1997 receipt from Vallin Galleries, Wilton, Connecticut that reads, "Chinese Tapestry Weave Coat Depicting '1000 Birds'" and indicates a price of $7500

Provenance:Vallin Galleries, Wilton, Connecticut; Private Collection, North Carolina


not examined out of frame, front appears to be in good condition, front lift side is lighter in color than right side, especially in the variations of blue accents

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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