Insignia for a 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant) - 950.100.244_1

950.100.244_1

Insignia for a 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant)

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
Dimensions:
12 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.
Object number: 950.100.244
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Sigmund Samuel
Not on view
DescriptionInsignia badge for the back of the pufu (overcoat) of a 2nd rank civil official (golden pheasant). Left-facing bird on mound in billows with precious objects. Peaches and peonies growing from rocks at sides. Bats and clouds against dark blue background. Painting on peonies, peaches and bats. Fret border in gold on dark blue ground.
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