11 November 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 625
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,500
A PURPLE AND BLUE-GROUND EMBROIDERED ‘MANDARIN DUCK’ COURT WAISTCOAT, XIAPE
The waistcoat is embroidered with a Seventh Civil Rank mandarin duck rank badge above two couched confronting dragons to one side and phoenix to the reverse, all amongst scattered clouds and flowers and foaming waves.
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