Fine Chinese Imperial Silk Court Robe

Fine Chinese Imperial Silk Court RobeFine Chinese Imperial Silk Court Robe

Hammer Price w/ BP


Lot #: 404
Fine Chinese Imperial Silk Court Robe
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.
Overall L 6' 5"
Auction Date
Sep 22, 2012

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