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Posted by: jrj Post Reply
04/17/2022, 23:39:21

I have been absent from the Forum for a few years; please forgive me if the following, which sold at auction several months ago, was already posted.

CHINESE FRAMED PLAQUE OF THE EIGHT IMMORTALS
Estimate: $2,000-$3,000 Starting Bid: $1,500
Provenance: from the collection of Lisa See, author of "On Golden Mountain"; 15 inches wide; 11 inches deep; 3 inches high
Abell Auction, Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Posted by: jrj Post Reply
04/17/2022, 23:40:21

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Posted by: jrj Post Reply
04/17/2022, 23:41:18

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They are quite wonderful!
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Posted by: Beadman Post Reply
04/18/2022, 08:35:27



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WOW! Extraordinary! Thanks for posting these.
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Posted by: beadiste Post Reply
05/01/2022, 09:18:41



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Link to auction, with Zoom to see details
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Posted by: beadiste Post Reply
05/01/2022, 09:24:01

https://www.abell.com/auction-lot/chinese-framed-plaque-of-the-eight-immortals_81F481B83D/

These seem to be worked with brick stitch netting (thread looped over previous row thread, not through beads - such as done in Saraguro beadwork), or/also right angle weave, possibly with two needles?



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05/14/2022, 21:00:13

So happy you like them. I think they're truly amazing!



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