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Two Embroidered Rank Badges

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
405
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2843B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Two Embroidered Rank Badges, China, both depicting silver pheasants signifying the fifth rank, one with applied pheasant and red sun over a background of stylized clouds and waves, with a leiwen border, the other with an applied pheasant over a background of clouds and waves incorporating bats and wan symbols, both framed and glazed, sight size to 8 7/8 x 9 in.
Estimate $300-500

Not examined out of frame, one good condition, one with slight staining/discoloration of pheasant.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Cloud, Insignia, Korean embroidery, Mandarin square, Phasianidae, Pheasant, Vietnamese clothing, Vietnamese culture

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