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Title

Button: ji guan

Description

One fifth rank ji guan (Chinese court official's hat) insignia. Comprises a transparent glass sphere threaded between a three tier base and double tier cap of gilt metal lotus-like leaf-shaped scrolls embellished with trefoil beads.

Museum Ac. No.

Ex1993.47

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)

Collection

Citation

“Button: ji guan,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed December 12, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1088.