6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000
A PAIR OF RED SILK RANK BADGES
CHINESE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
embroidered with a crane for a first rank official, the crane perched on a pale blue Peking Knot rock, with sparse, scattered clouds and blue scrolling border
12.5in. (32cm.) square
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