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Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session II

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 556

4 Chinese K'ossu Silk Framed Chair Covers, 18th C

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
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Property from the Estate of a Former General Electric International Executive, Hilton Head Island, SC


4 Similar Chinese K'ossu Silk Framed Chair Covers, Late 18th Century, each k'ossu silk chair cover with hand coloring depicting a pair of pheasants that sit on rocks by a peony tree. Below is a roundel with gourds amongst butterflies, above a pair of cranes surrounded by peaches, a pavilion on clouds and rolling waves. The top with a bat carrying a musical stone, surrounded by peonies, all against a gold background with a blue underline geometric pattern interspersed with peonies decorative border. Two panels approximately 47 in. x 21 1/2 in., two panels approximately 65 in. x 20 1/2 in. Each frame: 76 in. x 29 5/8 in. Provenance: Teresa Coleman Fine Arts, LTD., Wyndham Street, Hong Kong, 10/15/97, with invoice (paid US $45,270) and certificate of Antiquity from Teresa Colmean Fine Arts Ltd.

Measurements: Height: of largest panel 67 in. x Width: 21 1/4 in.


Good overall condition, all with some fading and repairs, not viewed out of frames. Please contact info@everard.com for high resolution images and detailed condition report.

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