Two pairs of embroidered civil official's rank badges, buzi  Early 20th century (4)

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Lot 584
Two pairs of embroidered civil official's rank badges, buzi
Early 20th century

Sold for US$ 1,657 inc. premium

Asian Decorative Art

18 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

Two pairs of embroidered civil official's rank badges, buzi
Early 20th century
Both pairs made for the fifth rank official, each square with an applied silver pheasant attached to its center perching on a rock; one pair embroidered in fine gold and silver-couched threads and blue silk flosses in varied shades, depicting a silver pheasant facing the red sun surrounded by dramatic large cloud scrolls above crashing waves and a lishui border; the second pair similarly decorated, with rows of stylized lingzhi-clouds surrounding Buddhist emblems; all enclosed by metallic thread-embroidered borders; each square framed and glazed.
11 x 11 1/2in (28 x 29.2cm) and 11 x 12in (28 x 30.5cm)
dimensions of rank badges excluding frames
(4).
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Two pairs of embroidered civil official's rank badges, buzi  Early 20th century (4)
Two pairs of embroidered civil official's rank badges, buzi  Early 20th century (4)
Two pairs of embroidered civil official's rank badges, buzi  Early 20th century (4)
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