The Tretiak Collection

China Qing Maoding Hat Knobs Manchu Official ranks


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 Black coral 2000 red Coral @ 1 is 700; other ones 200-350 bronze one 400 milky glass and clear glass ones Sold one red coral has left 
Black coral 2000 red Coral @ 1 is 700; other ones 200-350 bronze one 400 milky glass and clear glass ones Sold one red coral has left

The clear glass hat knot is 5th rank The opaque one is 6th rank and the metallic one is 7th rank. Red Coral ones are worn by officials of the 2nd rank, the black is worn by said official at a funeral. It is the rarest of the lot. In addition to the hat beats we offer a peacock feather which might have been affixed to the back of the official's hat; about $600 sold