A first rank peacock feather plume  Late Qing dynasty
Lot 5037
A first rank peacock feather plume Late Qing dynasty
Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium
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A first rank peacock feather plume  Late Qing dynasty A first rank peacock feather plume  Late Qing dynasty A first rank peacock feather plume  Late Qing dynasty A first rank peacock feather plume  Late Qing dynasty A first rank peacock feather plume  Late Qing dynasty A first rank peacock feather plume  Late Qing dynasty
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Property from an East Coast Private Collection
A first rank peacock feather plume
Late Qing dynasty
The single-eyed peacock feather plume with its original silk wrapper and a fabric-lined box, the wrapper with four applied cut characters, reading 'Yi pin dang chao' (Rising to the first rank and dominate the court).
14 3/4in (37.5cm) length of plume

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    acquired in London in 1960s

    Compare to similar peacock feather plume, also with its original wrapper and packing box, sold by Christie's New York, March 19, 2008, sale 2108, lot 123.
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