This is an antique Chinese embroidered civilian rank badge, dating from the late 19th Century, divided, as it is intended for the front of the robe. It shows a bird, a silver pheasant, resting on a rock or a stump over hummocks or waves of different colours. It is carried out in couched thread work in metallic gold and silver thread couched with threads of different colours on a silk background. The bird has its wings extended and a tail with five feathers and there is a sun in the right hand top corner. The condition is very good, with no damage and the colours are bright and not faded.
The badge measures 30 x 25 cms. The item "ANTIQUE CHINESE RANK BADGE, late 19th Cent. Embroidery, ethnic, collectors" is in sale since Sunday, March 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Textiles".
The seller is "frangipani20_2" and is located in Buckinghamshire. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.