_B1538ZQBGk___KGrHqV__jkE_pMiDg3sBMgVUU6u0____12

A pair of kesi rank badges of the first rank crane. Revivalist, late 19th, early 20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

woven in kesi weave in gilt on a black ground with the first rank Crane; 12.5ins (30cm. square). Estimate £1,000 - £2,000. Price Realised £4,375

Provenance: Comnène-Everts-Logan Collections

_B1538ZQBGk___KGrHqV__jkE_pMiDg3sBMgVUU6u0____12

Two pairs of kesi rank badges. China, Revivalist period, 1860s. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

both woven with the first rank crane in gilt kesi weave on a black ground (2). Estimate £1,000 - £2,000. Price Realised £4,375

Provenance: Comnène-Everts-Logan Collections

_B1538ZQBGk___KGrHqV__jkE_pMiDg3sBMgVUU6u0____12

A pair of fifth civil rank silver pheasant rank badges. Qing dynasty, 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

embroidered and applied with the silver pheasant on a cloud scroll ground above a gilt seawave (2). Estimate £600 - £800. Price Realised £625

_B1538ZQBGk___KGrHqV__jkE_pMiDg3sBMgVUU6u0____12

A pair of kesi fifth rank civil rank badges. Qing dynasty, 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

woven with the silver pheasant against a silver ground (2). Estimate 600 - £800. Price Realised £625

Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles, 12 November 2010, London, South Kensington www.christies.com