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May 4, 2022 12:00 PMCalender

Embroidered Civil Rank Badge

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


Embroidered Civil Rank Badge, China, late 19th/early 20th century, depicting a wild goose signifying the fourth rank, appliqued to the badge background with ruyi-head clouds and five bats, standing on rockwork rising out of crashing waves, in satin stitch in a variety of colors, 8 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
The Jim Dixon Collection, to benefit the Krishnamurti Foundation of America
Estimate $400-600

Heavy loss of thread particularly towards edges, some stiched reinforcement.

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