A first rank civil official surcoat, late Qing dynasty

Lot 67. A first rank civil official surcoat, late Qing dynasty. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,600 - 4,300). Photo: Bonhams.

Made of black silk, with a front opening, the back sewn with a first rank civil official badge, portraying a crane standing on a rock rising from turbulent waves, surrounded by clouds and auspicious emblems, a similar badge divided down the middle sewn to the front. 44in (112cm) long.

Bonhams. ASIAN WORKS OF ART. 30 Oct 2017, 10:00 EDT, NEW YORK