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Antique Chinese Qing Dynasty Mandarin Surcoat With Rank Badge For Sale
I found myself in another no payment situation so Ihave to re-list this item.
Very rare antique Chinese Late Qing Dynasty dark navy silk brocade first-rank mandarin's surcoat with rank badge (Bu-Fu or Pu-Fu), featuring a Kesi or K'o-SSu (silk tapesty) rank badge stitched on the front.
The rank badge shows a crane (for first-rank civil official) with Buddhist and Taoist treasure symbols and a border of swastikas. Woven with painted details.
The silk brocade surcoat features woven medallions of double-dragon patterns and 5 finely pierced gilt metal toggle buttons. Unlined.
Late 19th to early 20th century.
Condition: Very good condition. Light stains on ground. Minor splits in rank badge. Back badge missing.
Measurements: Cuff to cuff 177cm, collar to hem 118cm, armpit to armpit 75cm. Key words: Chinese rank badge dragon robe brocade kesi k'ossu tapestry textile court imperial costume mandarin square insignia silk embroidered panel Qing Ching Thanks for your interest. Please let me know if you have any questions or need larger images. I ship worldwide and combine shipping.
I would appreciate payment within 7 days after this sale closes. Thanks for your understanding.