05-04-202205-05-2022
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
4070MBoston
May 4, 2022 12:00 PMCalender
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Embroidered Military Rank Badge

$3,375$2,700
Auction: Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 4070MLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 04, 2022 12:00PM

Description:

Embroidered Military Rank Badge, China, late 19th century, depicting a lion signifying the second rank, surrounded by ruyi-head clouds, flowers, and peaches, with Buddhist treasures combined with the rolling waves below, all embroidered in "forbidden stitch" or seed stitch, with a narrow border of alternating bats and shou symbols, 11 1/2 x 12 in.
The Jim Dixon Collection, to benefit the Krishnamurti Foundation of America
Estimate $800-1,000

Very good condition, very minor loose threads at border.


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Keywords

China