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Dublin Core

Title

Button: ji guan

Description

One first rank ji guan (Chinese court official's hat) insignia. Comprises an opaque pink sphere threaded between a base and cap of bronze with traces of gilding. Base presents a stylised moulded design including a badge exhibiting seal character 寿 shòu (longevity). Cap reiterates shòu motif.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

58.70x33.27mm (h x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.471

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)

Citation

“Button: ji guan,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed December 4, 2021, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1033.