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An 18th century Chinese Buddhist temple banner top, from Tibet

An 18th century Chinese Buddhist temple banner top, from Tibet

Code: 261033

£450.00 Approx $600, €503.36

An 18th century Chinese Buddhist temple banner top, from Tibet, mounted, glazed and framed. The piece is in the shape of a ruyi cloud, braided thread forming the outline of the cloud on a blue silk background, with insets of yellow and cream silk and apricot-coloured brocade.

Textile: 28 cm (19 cm excluding tassels) h by 25cm w

Frame: 44 cm h x 43 cm w

Condition: Some losses to silks, particularly the yellow section. Please see photographs.

From the Dr Jocelyn Chatterton collection