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Chinese Embroidered Silk Panel, 19th Century

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Chinese Embroidered Silk Panel, 19th Century

Lot 0227 Details

Description
A framed Chinese embroidery on silk dating from the 19th century. The embroidery depicts flowers and berries in an elaborate porcelain vase beside a flowering bush in a low quatrefoil flowerpot. It is mounted on a silk backing.

Dimensions are: 14 1/2 inches tall X 12 inches wide, while the frame measures 20 1/2 inches tall X 20 inches wide. All measurements are approximate.

Condition: It is in good condition.

Provenance: From the estate of Albert T Quon in Beverly Hills, CA. Mr. Quon was born in China and came to US as a teenager. He graduated from USC in 1928 and established a successful import/export business in both China and the US. He was the first Chinese American to purchase property in Beverly Hills. He also became the first Asian admitted to the Los Angeles Rotary Club, and the first Asian to serve on the Board of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. He donated millions of dollars to his Alma mater, USC. There is a statue of him on USC campus and a classroom was named after him.

High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/uvO9Eafgiy4/
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Chinese Embroidered Silk Panel, 19th Century

Estimate $500 - $800
Sep 08, 2018
Starting Price $250
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0227: Chinese Embroidered Silk Panel, 19th Century

Sold for $700
13 Bids
Est. $500 - $800Starting Price $250
Fall 2018 Fine Asian Art & Antiques Day 1
Sat, Sep 08, 2018 10:00 AM
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Lot 0227 Details

Description
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A framed Chinese embroidery on silk dating from the 19th century. The embroidery depicts flowers and berries in an elaborate porcelain vase beside a flowering bush in a low quatrefoil flowerpot. It is mounted on a silk backing.

Dimensions are: 14 1/2 inches tall X 12 inches wide, while the frame measures 20 1/2 inches tall X 20 inches wide. All measurements are approximate.

Condition: It is in good condition.

Provenance: From the estate of Albert T Quon in Beverly Hills, CA. Mr. Quon was born in China and came to US as a teenager. He graduated from USC in 1928 and established a successful import/export business in both China and the US. He was the first Chinese American to purchase property in Beverly Hills. He also became the first Asian admitted to the Los Angeles Rotary Club, and the first Asian to serve on the Board of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. He donated millions of dollars to his Alma mater, USC. There is a statue of him on USC campus and a classroom was named after him.

High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/uvO9Eafgiy4/

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