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A Chinese C19th rank badge with silver pheasant


Code: 270303

A Chinese silk civilian rank badge with a silver pheasant for the 5th rank from the back of a woman’s robe. Blue silk thread and gilt couching. The pheasant is set against  a background of ruyi clouds with auspicious Buddhist symbols.  The sun is in red silk thread outlined in white. The badge has a border of bats and shou symbols for good fortune. Mounted on card.

Size: Badge: approx.  30cm h x 31 cm w.  Mount: approx. 50cm x 50cm

Excellent condition.