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May 4, 2022 12:00 PMCalender

Embroidered Military Rank Badge

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Auction: Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 4070MLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 04, 2022 12:00PM


Embroidered Military Rank Badge, China, 19th century, depicting a lion signifying the second rank, surrounded by ruyi-head clouds, flowers, and peaches, with Buddhist treasures in the rolling waves below, all embroidered in "forbidden stitch," in shades of blue and gold, with a narrow border or alternating bats and shou symbols, framed and glazed, sight size 11 5/8 x 12 3/8 in.
The Jim Dixon Collection, to benefit the Krishnamurti Foundation of America
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Few loose threads, good condition.

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