|Native Name||Buzi (補子)|
|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||Late 18th Century|
Three Halberds with Vase
|Credit Line:||Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952|
Square first rank civil official's wife's badge. Crane looking back towards the sun stands on rock amidst waves. At each side rocks jut out of the water with pine and fungus. The lucky jewels, ruyi scepter and three halberds in a vase are among the waves. Five bats in the sky. Greek fret border. Embroidered using satin stitch, stem stitch, and couching with silk thread and gold thread on blue-black satin background. Blue-green silk backing.
|[Article] Cammann, Schuyler V. 1953. "Chinese Mandarin Squares: Brief Catalogue of the Lechter Collection". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 17. no. 3. pg. 2-73 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 17, p. 63||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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