Hammer Price w/ BP
|Title||Fine Chinese Imperial Silk Court Robe|
|Description||Late Qing period. Satin stitch on a gold ground with ascending 5-toe dragons among clouds and bats . Cuffs, collar & sleeves decorated with additional dragons. Lishui stripes at the hem.
Descended in the family of Edmund Lyon/Van Voorhis Family, of Rochester, NY.Edmund Lyon (1855-1920) was a noted Rochester inventor, humanitarian, philanthropist, and manufacturer. He graduated from the University of Rochester in 1877, and then Columbia University in 1880.
|Dimensions||Overall L 6' 5"|
|Auction Date||Sep 22, 2012|
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