Button: ji guan

Description
One seventh rank ji guan (Chinese court official's hat) insignia fabricated from gilt metal. Comprises a slightly elongated unembellished sphere disposed between an eight-tier base and single-tier cap. Base and cap exhibit stylised flowers with petals of coiled wire and prominent bead-like carpels. Cap presents eight stylised flowers surrounding a nineth central floral motif.
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Dimensions (h x w): 50.28 x 19.11mm
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Other Id
E137.67
C1957.481
Catalogue number
E137.67
C1957.481
Accession number
19XX.1.1492

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