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

30 juin 2016

An embroidered military rank badge, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 9195. An embroidered military rank badge, Late Qing dynasty. Estimate USD 800 ~ 1,200. Sold for US$ 1,250 (€1,125). Photo: Bonhams. Depicting a qilin of the first rank walking amid clouds and auspicious symbols above a lishui ground, the motifs worked in a combination of brightly hued satin stitches and couched threads both gilt-wrapped and multi-colored, the sun sewn with tiny coral beads (minor wear, fading). 11 1/4 x 11 5/8in (28.5 x 29.5cm) Bonhams'. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS, 10:00... [Lire la suite]
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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]
25 juin 2014

A pair of embroidered silk military rank badges, 19th century

A pair of embroidered silk military rank badges, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Each centered with a bear of the fifth military rank surrounded by bats, clouds, plants and garden rocks above a tall lishui border rendered in fine polychrome and white silk threads on the midnight blue ground, the leiwen border on each square worked in couched gilt threads. 11 x 12in (28 x 30.5cm). Sold for US$ 3,125 (€2,295) FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, San Francisco, 24 Jun 2014 -http://www.bonhams.com/
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10 mars 2014

A pair of military official's Lion rank badges, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

A pair of military official's Lion rank badges, Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's embroidered in knotted stitch with the lion emblem of the second rank, depicted standing on a rock emerging from turbulent waves scattered with emblems of the Eight Immortals, flanked by a peach tree and peony bush, surrounded by bats and auspicious clouds, one badge divided down the middle (2). Height 11 3/4 in., 29.8 cm; Width 12 in., 30.5 cm. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 USD A censor's badge, possibly from the same series as the present lot,... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2014

A pair of military official's qilin rank badges, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

A pair of military official's qilin rank badges, Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's embroidered in satin stitch and couched with gold-wrapped threads and peacock feathers, the qilin emblem of the first rank portrayed standing on a rock surrounded by waves and clouds, with the sun in the sky, one badge divided down the middle (2). Height 11 3/4 in., 29.8 cm; Width 12 in., 30.5 cm. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 USD A Kangxi period silver pheasant rank badge worked in a similar way is illustrated in Beverley Jackson and David... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2013

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

A nice embroidered military Rank Badge, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Photo courtesy Czerny's Depicting a leopard on a blue ground of scrolling lotus surrounded by clouds and bats. dimensions: 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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01 mai 2013

A group of three embroidered mandarin square sets including two military rank badges and one civilian, China, 19th century

A group of three embroidered mandarin square sets including two military rank badges and one civilian, China, 19th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen Various embroidery techniques including couched gold threads, the badge sets complete (two-part square for chest and one for back) - Good condition. 28,5x28,5 cm. Estimate 1800/2500 € Property of the former German counselor Dr. Joachim Schulze (1880-1954), who was living in China from 1907 to 1940, his stays being only shortly interrupted by trips to the... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2012

A pair of kesi military fourth rank tiger badges. Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

A pair of kesi military fourth rank tiger badges. Qing dynasty (1644-1911) . photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 together with a gilt embroidered xiezhi Censor's rank badge; a similar gilt embroidered Third Rank Leopard; a Fifth Rank Bear; and a silver gilt embroidered xiezhi Censor's badge (6). Lot 1260. Price Realized £4,375 ($6,891) Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles 18 May 2012  London, South Kensington 
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29 avril 2012

An embroidered silver pheasant 9th rank badge & a kesi military 2nd rank badge, China, 19th ct.

An embroidered silver pheasant 9th rank badge, China, 19th ct. Photo Nagel  A kesi military 2nd rank badge, China, 19th ct. Photo Nagel Framed under glass. Lot 1219. Estimate 500 € Nagel Auctions. "Asian Art". May 10th 2012 http://www.auction.de/ 
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