PROPERTY FROM A DANISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
A GROUP OF SIXTEEN CIVIL RANK BADGES
LATE QING DYNASTY
including three rank badges featuring a crane made for a civil official of the first rank, two rank badges featuring a golden pheasant made for a civil official of the second rank, five rank badges featuring a peacock made for a civil official of the third rank and seven others
the largest 34.5 by 35 cm, 13½ by 13¾ in.
There are varying signs of fading, minor stains, some small losses and fraying, including to the edges.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Collection of Astrid Ibsen-Sørensen (1892-1987), collected in China before 1936.
In the family by descent.
Astrid Ibsen-Sørensen （1892-1987年）收藏，於1936年以前購自中國，此後家族傳承