Jack Nelis Antiques

5 Embroidered Silk and Cotton Purses - China - early 20th Century

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1377582
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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1. Square purse embroidered with a boy with lotus, lotus seeds and pomegranate. 12 x 13 cm. ( back panel missing) 2. Square folding purse with a boy with lotus flowers. 13 x 14 cm. 3. Black folding purse decorated with cranes. 13 x 14 cm. 4. Painted silk purse, decorated on both sides: boy with butterfly and girl with peach (?). 12 x 11,5 cm. 5. Purse or needlecase in the shape of a pomegranate. Finely embroidered with floral decorations, highlighted with gold thread. 12 x 11 cm. Provenance: Dutch private collection.