8. Four Silk Purses

An extremely rare set of four silk purses worked in fine needlepoint with a long-life symbol above a waved border, each with string ties.
All attached to a brass ruyi formed clasp, and further brass buckle with the symbol Zhong and Xiao, meaning respect. The original silk strap has attached brass clasp with bat design.

China 19th Century
Pouch: 10cm
Strap: 70cm

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