Chinese child’s rank badge with the Wild Goose (4th ranked Civil), 19th century, silk, couched silver and gold wrapped thread and satin stitch, worn on the back of a formal surcoat, 21 x 19.5 cm, framed and glazed
Framed silk embroidered late 19th to early 20th century Chinese official Mandarin court rank badge no. 2. From the front of a surcoat, sixth official ranking ( the lesser egret represents a civil official). Embroidered with five bats, below waves crashing
Framed silk embroidered Qing Dynasty official Mandarin court rank badge no. 1. From the front of a surcoat, second official ranking. Golden pheasant for a civil official, embroidered with eight Buddhist symbols in the clouds - lotus fungus umbrella banner
Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Chinese Imperial Rank Badge, with the five-clawed Dragon of Heaven, probably of Qianlong period (1736-1795), silk, couched silver and gold wrapped thread, worn on the front of a formal surcoat. Provenance: from a private collectio
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