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Wed, Nov 16, 2016 09:00AM EST
Lot 78

ORDER OF THE SACRED TRIPOD 1ST CLASS MEDAL SET

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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
Also referred to as the Order of the Precious Tripod or Pao Ting, a top military award of the Republic of China. First class set of sash badge and breast star, in silver gilt & enamels, reverse stamped with Chinese inscription and numbered '20'. Honorary medal awarded to tiger general Jiang Dingwen, for significant contributions to national security. Enamel image tripod surrounded by golden rays. Two medals - badge 63mm, star 79.5mm, very good - excellent, blue & white sash