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Badge

Badge

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gilt electrotype copy

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late Jas. W. Fleming

  • Museum number:

    1566-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a gilt electrotype copy badge made in the 19th century. This badge was copied from the Chinese original given by the Emperor of China to Brevet-Major Gordon, R. E., commanding the Anglo-Chinese army employed in suppressing the Taiping rebellion, 1863. This badge is an embossed medallion with a red stone in the centre, and with yellow tassels and ribbon.

Physical description

Badge, an embossed medallion, with a red stone in the centre, and with yellow tassels and ribbon.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gilt electrotype copy

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.438 in

Object history note

Given by the late Jas.W.Fleming, F.R.C.S.E., Surgeon- Major 4th R.I.D Guards.

Descriptive line

Badge,given by the Emperor of China to Brevet-Major Gordon, R. E., commanding the Anglo-Chinese army employed in suppressing the Taiping rebellion, 1863, 19th century electrotype copy.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington, Acquired During the Year 1877, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition. London : Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O. p. 128.

Production Note

Copied from the Chinese original given by the Emperor of China to Brevet-Major Gordon, R. E., commanding the Anglo-Chinese army employed in suppressing the Taeping rebellion, 1863.

Materials

Gilt; Stone

Techniques

Electrotype; Embossing

Categories

Coins & Medals; Jewellery

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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