Meiji period Japanese embroidered banner

A magnificent Meiji period, ornamental very finely embroidered banner, made for the Western market c1880-1900, with three, three clawed dragons chasing a ‘flaming pearl’, flanking a resplendent peacock standing on a gilded lotus pad; $14,985. Reference: ‘Threads of Silk & Gold: Ornamental Textiles from Meiji Japan’ Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 2012

Shown with an 18th Century carved and painted wood Burmese Buddha; $19,950

Shown with a pair of early 19th century Chinese red lacquered vases c1820. $5485


Price AU$14,985 inc GST