THE VANISHING HEAVENS

CHINESE OFFICIALS IMPERIAL COURT HAT FINIAL


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1234847
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This is an exceptional forth-rank officials finial/ insignia for a formal court summer Ji Guan, The opaque blue hexagon ( six sided ) Peking Glass crown is mounted in a intricately formed base with a single pearl. The Base metal is bronze with a heavy copper component and is heavily gilded all round. Dimensions: Heigth---5 inches, Diameter of base----2 inches Excellent condition. Provenance: Purchased from Linda Wigglesworth collection Hong Kong 1988