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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 673

    TWO PAIRS OF KESI MILITARY BADGES OF RANK, BUZI

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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    TWO PAIRS OF KESI MILITARY BADGES OF RANK, BUZI
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The first pair woven with a bear standing amidst clouds and auspicious objects atop a rocky outcrop and waves, framed by a wan diaper border; the second woven in metallic threads with panthers amidst clouds and auspicious objects, seated atop rocks and waves, framed by a continuous border of alternating bats and shou characters
    11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high x 12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) wide, 11 in. (27.8 cm.) high x 11 7/16 in. (29.1 cm.) wide (4)


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    Provenance

    John Eric Riis, Atlanta.