Button: ji guan

Description
One fourth rank ji guan (Chinese court official's hat) insignia. Comprises an opaque dark blue glass sphere threaded between a base and cap of gilt metal. Base presents a moulded design of a stylised serpentine creature with scaled hide and claws. Cap exhibits seal character 寿 shòu (longevity).
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Measurements
Dimensions (h x w): 61.98 x 36.77mm
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Other Id
E137.67
C1957.472
Catalogue number
E137.67
C1957.472
Accession number
19XX.1.1490

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