Lot 749 (Fine Art, 7th September 2016)

Sold for £8,500

Lot details
Chinese Imperial Edict, Qianlong, on silk brocade woven with a pattern of scattered ruyi clouds, written in Manchun and Han script, the opening text flanked by a pair of dragons ''Sengtian Gaoming'' or ''By Command of Heaven'' followed by long inscription (which is believed to relate to an unknown military official), the scroll with two large faint seal impressions, 350 x 31cm. See illustration