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2872T Marlborough
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Embroidered Rank Badge

Auction: Discovery - 2872T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: December 10, 2015 10:00AM


Embroidered Rank Badge, China, 18th/19th century, depicting a tiger signifying the fourth military rank, embroidered in "forbidden stitch" or seed stitch, with bats and Buddhist treasures, surrounded by blue ruyi-head clouds on a couched gold thread ground, above a lishui border and crashing waves, framed and glazed, sight size 9 3/4 x 10 in.
Estimate $600-800

Good condition, not examined out of frame.

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