An Antique Original Chinese Mandarin. Embroidered silk badge (Buzi) for officers. Gold, silver and colored threads, Qing dynasty, China, 19. Very good condition for its age. Dimensions of the square: 30 x 29.3 cm, frame: 37.5 x 36.5 cm.
A Mandarin square (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: bzi). Also known as a rank badge, was a large embroidered badge sewn onto the surcoat of an official in Imperial China.It was embroidered with detailed, colorful animal or bird insignia indicating the rank of the official wearing it. The item "ANTIQUE CHINESE CHINA BUZI QING SILK EMBROIDERY BADGE RANK OFFICER 19TH C" is in sale since Thursday, December 31, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Robes & Textiles". The seller is "eternality" and is located in Malmoe.
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