09-19-2015 09-19-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2843B Boston
September 19, 2015 11:00AMCalender

Two Embroidered Rank Badges

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


Two Embroidered Rank Badges, China, 19th/20th century, one depicting a silver pheasant signifying the fifth rank, with bats and Buddhist treasures amongst ruyi-head clouds, standing on crashing waves above a lishui border, all surrounded by a couched gold thread scroll border, the other depicting a mandarin duck signifying the seventh rank, with similar motifs embroidered in couched gold thread and "forbidden stitch," both framed and glazed, badges to 11 1/2 x 12 1/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

good condition, not examined out of frame.

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