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Lot 0465
Embroidered ranking badge from the 19th century. This black ground ranking badge includes a field of Buddhist symbols. In the center of the badge is a golden egret that is taking flight in the direction of the sun. The egret is surrounded by the eight Buddhist emblems. The foreground of the badge depicts turbulent waves. The ranking badge comes with a letter from an art dealer dated to 1966.

Dimensions are 11 5/8 inches wide by 10 3/4 inches high. All measurements are approximate.

High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/WYi-nB2q1cE/


It is worn with age and has some frayed edges but is in overall good condition. Condition applies only to the art or calligraphy, and not to the backing, frame, or mounting.

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Ranking Badge, 19th Century

Estimate $200 - $300Mar 20, 2017