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May 4, 2022 12:00 PMCalender

Pair of Embroidered Civil Rank Badges

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


Pair of Embroidered Civil Rank Badges, China, 19th century, depicting egrets signifying the sixth rank, surrounded by stylized clouds and scrolling tendrils, and the attributes of the Eight Immortals, above a border of crashing waves and lishui stripes, all in couched gold and silver thread on a black ground, 11 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.
The Jim Dixon Collection, to benefit the Krishnamurti Foundation of America
Estimate $700-900

Thread loss in one area, few areas of corrosion to one badge, corrosion to one area of other.

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