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Rank Badge with Two White Tigers

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
608
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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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 Tigers, Korea, 19th/20th century, tigers amidst auspicious clouds above waves, for "dangsang mu-gwan," high military officials, embroidered on blue silk with gold thread details, bordered with two golden strings, framed and glazed, badge 8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

not examined out of frame, in good condition with minor buckling.


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, Wave

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