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Four Kesi Textile Items

Auction:
3084B
Lot:
210
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3084B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 16, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Four Kesi Textile Items, China, late 17th to 19th century, three square rank badges, two for civil officials, each with a mandarin duck, and one military official's with a tiger, sizes to 18 5/8 x 18 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

all rank badges with overall age wear and tear, severe fading and discoloration, mandain ducks with tears along edges and corners, severe discoloration, traces of water damages and stains, one with a hole, tiger with a prominent tattered hole, lishui cloth with minor tears near the horizontal center.


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

China, Badge, Chinese clothing, Chinese culture, Culture, Insignia, KESI, Korean embroidery, Mandarin, Mandarin square, Southeast Asia, Vietnamese clothing, Vietnamese culture

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