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Four Embroidered Mandarin Rank Badges

Auction:
3084B
Lot:
213
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Four Embroidered Mandarin Rank Badges, China, 19th and 20th century, one with a flycatcher; a set of two badges with appliqued quail and a beaded sun; and one with a pheasant, all with metal threads, to 11 x 11 in.
Estimate $300-500

all with loose threads, flycatcher missing most beads for the sun, pheasant with tears and holes, back badge of quail with unstitched bird, all discolored and faded with traces of water damage.


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, Clothing, Culture, Heraldic badge, Insignia, Korean embroidery, Mandarin Chinese, Mandarin square, Vietnamese clothing, Vietnamese culture

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