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COUTURE CLOTHING-RARE TEXTILES-CHINESE MEDALS...

Wed, Nov 16, 2016 09:00AM EST
Lot 84

ORDER OF BLUE SKY & WHITE SUN MEDAL c. 1946

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$2,000 $100
$5,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$20,000 $1,000
$40,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$500,000 $10,000
$1,000,000 $25,000
Awarded to tiger general Jiang Dingwen. Breast badge, 51mm, silver gilt & enamel, Central medallion portraying Chinese sun on a blue background surrounded by a band of gold, the reverse stamped with Chinese inscription and numbered "174". Minor scuffs and scratches and enamel flaking on two points, brass screw broken, ribbons stained (see close-up image), otherwise good condition. Outstanding achievement in defense of China. One of 210 awarded.