30 juin 2016

A group of five embroidered civil rank badges, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 9230. A group of five embroidered civil rank badges, Late Qing dynasty. Estimate USD 2,000 ~ 4,000. Sold for US$ 1,750 €1,576). Photo: Bonhams. Including a pair of lion badges of the second military rank worked in various colors, worn gilt-wrapped threads and some painted details; the third, a silver pheasant badge of the fifth civil rank, similarly woven and with some painted details, now mounted with Japanese silk borders (wear, soiling). 11 x 11 1/2in (28 x 29.2cm) the largest rank... [Lire la suite]
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30 juin 2016

A Group of five civil rank badges, Late Qing-Republic period

Lot 9202. A Group of five civil rank badges, Late Qing-Republic period. Estimate USD 1,500 ~ 2,500. Sold for US$ 1,187 (€1,069). Photo: Bonhams. Including a pair of ninth rank paradise fly catchers still attached to one another, each embroidered with shades of blue and white satin stitches, couched silver and gilt-wrapped threads (wear, soiling); the third a kesi-woven silver pheasant of the fifth rank woven in shades of blue against the present variegated brown ground with some details added in ink... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2016

Five pairs of civil rank badges with metallic-wrapped threads, Late Qing-Republic period

Lot 9198. Five pairs of civil rank badges with metallic-wrapped threads, Late Qing-Republic period. Estimate USD 1,500 ~ 2,500. Sold for US$ 2,500 (€2,251). Photo: Bonhams. The first pair kesi-woven with a second rank golden pheasant in gilt-wrapped threads amid blue cloud scrolls and bright red sun (borders torn, worn); the second pair embroidered in counted stitch with a fourth rank wild goose separately worked and applied onto a black gauze badge now lined with cerise silk, both badges and birds combining... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2016

Five pairs of embroidered civil rank badges with applied birds, Late Qing-Republic period

Lot 9197. Five pairs of embroidered civil rank badges with applied birds, Late Qing-Republic period. Estimate USD1,500 ~ 2,500. Sold for US$ 1,375 (€1,238). Photo: Bonhams. Including two pairs in brightly worked counted stitch with similar wanzi diaper backgrounds in shades of blue, one pair applied with what may be a yellow and white wild goose of the fourth rank, the other pair applied with a second rank silver pheasant (soiling); the third pair in satin stitch applied with a brightly colored... [Lire la suite]
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30 juin 2016

Four pairs of embroidered civil rank badges, Late Qing/Republic period

Lot 9196. Four pairs of embroidered civil rank badges, Late Qing-Republic period. Estimate USD 1,500 ~ 2,500. Sold for US$ 1,375 (€1,238). Photo: Bonhams. Including two pairs in brightly worked counted stitch with similar wanzi diaper backgrounds in shades of blue, one pair applied with what may be a yellow and white wild goose of the fourth rank, the other pair applied with a second rank silver pheasant (soiling); the third pair in satin stitch applied with a brightly colored peacock of the third... [Lire la suite]
10 août 2014

Chinese rank badges at Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Imperial Duke's insignia, China, Qianlong (1736 - 1795), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), 'kesi' [woven silk],  26.0 x 27.3 cm.Gift of Judith and Ken Rutherford 2000, 189.2000. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of NewSouth Wales, Sydney In the Ming and Qing dynasties the aristocracy as well as civil and military officials wore rank-defining badges on the front and back of their robes. The front-facing dragon would have been worn by a Prince of the Blood, who had been granted... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2013

A nice embroidered civil Rank Badge, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

A nice embroidered civil Rank Badge, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Photo courtesy Czerny's Blue ground with key fret decorated with the bird of paradise surrounded by the eight symbols of Buddhism. 30x30 cm. Estimated Price: €300 - €500 Czerny's International Auction House. Chinese and Asian Antiques. June 8, 2013, 2:00 PM CET. Piazza V. Veneto, 17 - 19, Sarzana (SP), 19038 Italy. Phone: +39 0187 691 376 - Fax: +39 0187 692 703 - Email: info@czernys.com
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26 mai 2012

Three pairs of civil rank badges. Qing dynasty (1644-1911) and later

Three pairs of civil rank badges. Qing dynasty (1644-1911) and later. photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 including a pair of kesi Eighth Rank Quail, a similar pair of kesi Seventh Rank Mandarin Duck, and a pair of embroidered gilt Sixth Rank Egret, circa 1911 (3). Lot 1266. Price Realized £3,500 ($5,513) Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles 18 May 2012  London, South Kensington 
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01 mai 2012

A knot stich embroidery rank badge of the fifth civil rank, China, 19th ct

A knot stich embroidery rank badge of the fifth  civil rank, China, 19th ct. Photo Nagel Gold threads partly loosened, otherwise good condition. 30 x 29 cm. Lot 1220. Estimate 300 € Nagel Auctions. "Asian Art". May 10th 2012 http://www.auction.de/
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09 novembre 2010

Manchu civil rank badges & Manchu military rank badges. Late Qing Dynasty

A group of six Manchu civil rank badges. Late Qing Dynasty © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The first a second rank golden pheasant worked in polychrome thread counted stitch and gilt couched threads; the second badge applied with a fourth rank wild goose, the surfaces worked in polychrome threads couching gold and silver-wrapped threads; then a pair of badges applied with third rank pheasants, also worked in polychrome threads couching gold and silver-wrapped threads; the last a pair of fifth rank lophura applied onto badges of... [Lire la suite]