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Title

Button: ji guan

Description

One seventh rank ji guan (Chinese court official's hat) insignia fabricated from gilt metal. Comprises a slightly elongated unembellished sphere disposed between an eight-tier base and single-tier cap. Base and cap exhibit stylised flowers with petals of coiled wire and prominent bead-like carpels. Cap presents eight stylised flowers surrounding a nineth central floral motif.

Source

Rewi Alley

Physical Dimensions

50.28x19.11mm (h x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.481

Usage Rights

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)

Citation

“Button: ji guan,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed May 23, 2018, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1039.