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Rank Badge Robe

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
967
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Rank Badge Robe, China, late 19th century, with a square rank badge to the front and the back embroidered with silver pheasant symbolizing fifth-rank civil official's insignia, surrounded by phoenixes transversing amongst peony scrolls and dragons amidst clouds, lishui pattern and tassels to the bottom.
Estimate $300-500

Tears to the collar, loose threads, fair condition otherwise

Keywords

China, civil official, Badge, Heraldry

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