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Rank Badge with Two White Cranes

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
607
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Rank Badge with Two White Cranes, Korea, 19th/20th century, the birds amidst auspicious clouds above waves, for "dangsang mun-gwan," high literati officials, embroidered on blue silk, bordered with a double woven golden threads, framed and glazed, badge 9 1/8 x 8 1/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

not examined out of frame, in good condition with some buckling and loose threads.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Korea, Badge, Chinese clothing, Clothing, Embroidery, Insignia, Korean embroidery, Mandarin square, Silk, Vietnamese clothing, Vietnamese culture

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