Insignia badge for the wife of a 5th rank military official with bear
- Not on display
- Further information
This is an insignia badge for the wife of a 5th rank military official. The insignia depicted is a bear that is couched in gold wrapped thread. The rock, representing the earth would have been originally couched with peacock feathers but this has not survived. The border of the badge was probably applied in Tibet.
Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 17 April 2001
- Place of origin
- China: Qing dynasty 1644–1911, Yongzheng 1723–1735
- 37.0 x 38.0 cm
- Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
- Gift of Judith Rutherford 2001
- Accession number