Asian Art - 15 Nov 2017

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A Chinese suit of armour

清 藍緞面銅釘面盔甲

£10,000 - £20,000

A CHINESE BLUE GROUND SUIT OF CEREMONIAL ARMOUR AND HELMET OF THE EIGHT BANNER TROOPS

QING DYNASTY

 

In dark blue-black satin with gilt copper studs and lined with cotton padding and pale-blue silk, comprising: a jacket and apron, detachable sleeves, shoulder epaulets and accessories, together with a parcel-gilt and iron helmet adorned with gold dragons, borders of ruyi heads and set with coral and surmounted by a tall fur plume and a gilt metal reticulated finial, the jacket and skirt 150cm approx.

 

Provenance: formerly the collection of Miss Diana Kearny Powell, Washington, who inherited the suit from her father Col. William Glasgow Powell, USMC (1871-1955), who participated in the relief of Peking in 1900.

清 藍緞面銅釘面盔甲 來源:華盛頓Diana Kearny Powell小姐收藏。 她是由她的父親William Glasgow Powell USMC(1871-1955)那裡繼承而得。 William曾經參加1900年的北京解圍戰。

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