26 septembre 2016

A nice Kesi silk military rank badge (Buzi), 19th Century

Lot 45. A nice Kesi silk military rank badge (Buzi), 19th Century. Estimate 600.00€ - 800.00 €. Photo: Czerny's Depicting a leopard on the stones, it represented a third-rang soldier's wife; surrounded by swastikas. Slight scraping on the border. 29 x 29 cm. Czerny's. CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART
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26 septembre 2016

A nice and rare "Xiezhai" Kesi silk military rank badge (Buzi), late 19th Century

Lot 44. A nice and rare "Xiezhai" Kesi silk military rank badge (Buzi), late 19th Century. Estimate 800.00€ - 1 000.00 €. Photo: Czerny's Depicting the Xiezhai, a mythological animal, on a rock representing the Censor, with two bats flying among the clouds; the ground is finely decorated with gold, woven swastikas. Cut in half and re-sewn, featuring small pitting. 27.5 x 29 cm.  Czerny's. CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART
26 septembre 2016

A nice Kesi silk military rank badge (Buzi), 19th Century

Lot 43. A nice Kesi silk military rank badge (Buzi), 19th Century. Estimate 600.00€ - 800.00 €. Photo: Czerny's Depicting a third rang soldier's wife; embroidered with a leopard on a rock; featuring Buddhist symbols of good omen among clouds and around a red sun. Small scraping on the border. 30.5 x 29 cm. Notes: Women were allowed to wear a rank badge. The distinction between male and female rank badges was made by positioning the red disk (symbolizing the sun) differently. Both military and civil rank... [Lire la suite]
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