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Dublin Core

Title

Button: ji guan

Description

One fourth rank ji guan (Chinese court official's hat) insignia. Comprises an opaque dark blue glass sphere threaded between a base and cap of gilt metal. Base presents a moulded design of a stylised serpentine creature with scaled hide and claws. Cap exhibits seal character 寿 shòu (longevity).

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

61.98x36.77mm (h x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.472

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)

Citation

“Button: ji guan,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2021, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1034.