Kesi Rank Badge, China, 19th century, depicting a qilin signifying the first military rank, standing on waves surrounded by bats and lingzhi-form clouds, framed and glazed, badge size 11 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.
Not examined out of frame, light staining, fading, wear concentrated at edges and corners.
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