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Chinese lacquered box, 18th century ~  Lacquered box with lid decorated with gold and red dragons on a black background containing ten pressed ink tablets in different colours with landscape scenes and poems by the Emperor on the reverse side.

Chinese lacquered box, century ~ Lacquered box with lid decorated with gold and red dragons on a black background containing ten pressed ink tablets in different colours with landscape scenes and poems by the Emperor on the reverse side.

Zoom in of the textile with Coiled Dragons, Jin dynasty (1115–1234), China. Plain-weave silk brocaded with metallic thread; This textile represents the tradition of northern China's Jin dynasty, which was known for textiles brocaded in gold with offset asymmetrical motifs on a solid-colored background. The motif here is a coiled dragon with a flaming jewel.

Textile with Coiled Dragons, Jin dynasty China. Plain-weave silk brocaded with metallic thread

Textile with Phoenixes and Dragons, 13th century, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368). China. Silk and metallic thread lampas weave.  This textile is one of very few northern Chinese silk-and-gold textiles to have survived from the Yuan dynasty. The dragons chasing pearls, the phoenixes, and the background of tiny hexagons are Chinese motifs, but the lobed roundels enclosing the dragons and phoenixes indicate the influence of eastern Iranian artisans who had been relocated to northern China.

The dragons chasing pearls, the phoenixes, and the background of tiny hexagons are Chinese motifs, but the lobed roundels enclosing the dragons and phoenixes indicate the influence of eastern Iranian artisans who had been relocated to northern China.

A silk and metal thread 'Nine Dragon' Chinese carpet, China, Qing dynasty, late 19th century, or possibly

A silk and metal thread 'Nine Dragon' Chinese carpet, China, Qing dynasty, late century, or possibly earlier - Alain.

Child's Robe China Qing Dynasty 19th century embroidered satin Detail

Photographed at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon.

Chinese Oriental Golden Dragon Graphic Box cs1872S

Chinese Oriental Golden Dragon Graphic Box cs1872S

Beautiful Tissue Paper Holder With Flower Design

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