Property from an East Coast Private Collection
A pair of silk insignia badges
Late Qing/Republic period
Each depicting a silver pheasant of the fifth-rank civil official separately embroidered and then applied to a black cloth ground embroidered overall in a satin stitch with polychrome colored silk thread, the border of cash-emblems in couched gilt-wrapped thread.
9 1/2 x 10 1/8in (24 x 26cm)