15 novembre 2010

kesi rank badges. China, Revivalist period, 1860s & Qing dynasty, 19th century

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 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... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2010

Chinese Rank Badges, 19th Century

Pair of Chinese Rank Badges. 19th Century. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York Each of square form, depicting a pheasant and the pearl of wisdom before clouds and above waves, couched in gold, silver, green and lavender threads, worn by a civilian official, later silk floral borders, framed. 14 1/4 x 15 Inches. Estimate $700-900 Property of a Lady Three Pairs of Chinese Rank Badges. 19th Century. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York Comprising a pair worked in gold and colored silk with a... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2010

Chinese e mbroidered rank badges, 19th Century

Two fifth civil rank kesi-woven silk rank badges, 19th Century. photo Bonhams Each featuring the silver pheasant facing to the left surrounded by clouds, rocks and various plants above a lishui border, some of the details added in ink or polychrome wash and one badge displaying additional leaf scrolls in the background of woven metallic wrapped threads. 11 x 12 and 11 x 11 3/4in (28 x 30.5 and 28 x 29.5cm) Sold for $1,464 An embroidered fifth civil rank badge. Late 19th Century. photo Bonhams The right-facing... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2010

Chinese robes & embroidered rank badges @ Nagel - Auction Fine Asian Art. May 7th 2010

A fine embroidered and fur-lined surcoat with flowers and shou characters against chestnut ground. China, Qianlong-Jiaqing period. © 2010 Nagel - Auction L. 136 cm. Estimate €4500. Sold €8500 A dark red winter robe with fur lining. China, 19th ct. © 2010 Nagel - Auction woven brocade with graphic roundels against a ruyi square ground, wide cut sleeves. Minor stains, the reverse partly discoloured. L. 129 cm. Estimate €2000. Sold €2000 Property from an old German Noble collection A blue silk dragon robe with... [Lire la suite]