Insignia for a 4th rank civil official (goose) - 950.100.287.A-C_1


Insignia for a 4th rank civil official (goose)

Medium:Silk and gold tapestry (kesi) with painted detail
Geography: China
Date: early 19th century ?
Period: Jiaqing (r. 1796-1820) or Daoguang (r. 1821-1850), Qing Dynasty
30 x 30 cm
Object number: 950.100.287.A-C
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionSet of insignia badges for the front and back of the pufu (overcoat) of a 4th rank civil official (goose). Left-facing buff-coloured bird on mound in billows with precious objects; peaches and peonies growing from rocks at sides; clouds and bats against dark blue ground. Painting on bird, bats, peaches, and peonies. Fret border in gold on dark blue ground.
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