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Mark Powley Fine Chinese Art

A Fine Silk Embroidered Green Velvet Panel
China
Wanli (1573-1619)
Dimensions: 22 1/2" x 15 1/2" (57.1 x 39.5 cm)

A Fine Silk Embroidered Green Velvet Panel, the central register of a lithe scaly five clawed dragon in clouds over breaking waves, holding a dharmachakra or wheel of the law before him, representing the teaching of Buddha, whilst chasing a flaming pearl, all bordered by precious emblems.

Reference: Heaven's Embroidered Cloth No. 9 page 86

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