19 avril 2020

A pair of embroidered civil official's rank badges of peacocks, buzi, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3416. A pair of embroidered civil official's rank badges of peacocks, buzi, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (31 x 31 cm.). Estimate HKD 260,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014. Made for a third rank official, one badge is finely embroidered with a colourful peacock with the wings outstretched and the head facing the sun, flying above rocks and waves amidst scrolling clouds set against a shimmering ground of couched... [Lire la suite]