Mandarin Rank Badge

GBP 590.00

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Object Description

Chinese Mandarin Rank badge or Mandarin square kesi badge of a fifth rank civil order showing a Silver pheasant .
The badge was originally from the back of a man’s robe made after 1830.
the badge shows a bird perched on a rock or above a turbulent sea. the sky shows ruyi headed clouds, lotus and precious objects of the Taoist.
The kesi style or k’o-suu style is not embroidered but a woven badge as in the robes of the same style.

Object Condition

very good

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

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Dealer Contact

+44(0)1242 227794

Dealer Location

PO Box 743
GL52 5ZB