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A CHINESE EMBROIDERED 'LANTERN' SILK TEXTILE.

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Description

depicting lanterns and a mountainous river landscape surrounded by a lotus border, all in satin stitch with gold threads against a golden ground, 19th century, c. 240 x 53 cm.

PROVENANCE:
From the collection of Peter Karberg (1840-1922), thence by descent to the present owner.
He was the son of Christian Karberg who owned the Karberg Shipping Company. They had several ships that sailed under the flag of Hong Kong. Peter started working at the company's Hong Kong office in 1860, in 1866 he founded an import/export company together with Jacob Arnold. Arnold, Karberg & Co became an important company that traded in all sorts of goods.

NOTES:
Possibly used on the occasion of the Lantern Festival—the fifteenth day of the first lunar month.Show more

Condition

Wears, stains, damages and loose threads. Please contact elisabet.fellbom@auktionsverket.se for more information.

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Description

depicting lanterns and a mountainous river landscape surrounded by a lotus border, all in satin stitch with gold threads against a golden ground, 19th century, c. 240 x 53 cm.

PROVENANCE:
From the collection of Peter Karberg (1840-1922), thence by descent to the present owner.
He was the son of Christian Karberg who owned the Karberg Shipping Company. They had several ships that sailed under the flag of Hong Kong. Peter started working at the company's Hong Kong office in 1860, in 1866 he founded an import/export company together with Jacob Arnold. Arnold, Karberg & Co became an important company that traded in all sorts of goods.

NOTES:
Possibly used on the occasion of the Lantern Festival—the fifteenth day of the first lunar month.Show more

Condition

Wears, stains, damages and loose threads. Please contact elisabet.fellbom@auktionsverket.se for more information.

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Time, Location
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Sweden, Stockholm
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