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Qing Dynasty - Fifth Grade Court Official Winter Pufu

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1900   item# 594990 (stock# Q061101050)

Qing Dynasty - Fifth Grade Court Official Winter Pufu
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US$1550 

This is a late Qing dynasty pufu or surcoat with a rank badge. The pufu is make of silk gauze or kesi for the summer and a heavier satin-silk, sometimes lined with fur, for the winter. The rank badge with the embroidered silvery pheasant is that of a fifth grade or rank of the civil official. It is represented as standing on the pedestal rock facing and looking towards the sun, the imperial symbol of authority. There are also other symbols like the five bats, in Chinses called wufu or five bless ...click for details

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