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Title

Button: ji guan

Description

One seventh rank  ji guan (Chinese court official's hat) insignia fabricated from bronze with traces of gilding. Comprises an unembellished sphere threaded between a base and cap. Base exhibits moulded design of birds and flowers; cap exhibits seal character 寿 or shòu (longevity).

Source

Rewi Alley

Physical Dimensions

61.30x29.71mm (h x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.480

Usage Rights

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)

Citation

“Button: ji guan,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed November 22, 2018, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1038.