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Chinese Embroidered Rank Badge, 19th Century. Photo Doyle

Made for a child of a civil official of the fourth rank, woven with a goose facing the red sun as it stands amidst stylized waves and clouds, within a scrolling foliage and ruyi head border, framed. Height 7 3/4 inches, width 9 1/2 inches. Estimate $800-1,200 

Doyle. Asian Works of Art. Monday, September 15, 2014 at 10am