9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
FOUR IMPERIAL KESI ROUNDELS, 19TH CENTURY
formed into a circular cloth, each roundel with the Imperial Symbol for Earth, sky, Sun and Moon, from an Imperial Four Symbol Gunfu or surcoat
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As these roundels carry four Imperial symbols, they were probably intended for use by the Emperor himself.
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