25. Export Coverlet

A very large ivory ground embroidered coverlet, the circular central medallion with a pair of Buddhist lions playing around a silk ball. The main body delicately decorated with exotic birds, butterflies, finger citron and floral designs. The outer border with scrolling ivy vines  issuing from jardinières in each corner. 

Macau, circa 1700
272cm x 244 cm  (107” x 96”)

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