A group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments Late Qing/Republic period
Lot 8182
A group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments Late Qing/Republic period
Sold for US$ 31,250 inc. premium

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A group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments Late Qing/Republic period A group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments Late Qing/Republic period A group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments Late Qing/Republic period A group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments Late Qing/Republic period A group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments Late Qing/Republic period A group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments Late Qing/Republic period A group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments Late Qing/Republic period A group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments Late Qing/Republic period A group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments Late Qing/Republic period A group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments Late Qing/Republic period
Property from a Bay Area Collector
A group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments
Late Qing/Republic period
The largest a bridal headdress of woven black fabric strips and thread-covered wires supporting gilt metal plaques mounted with kingfisher feathers, coral, jade, various colored stones and glass that form flower sprays and butterflies; second, a small tiara with kingfisher feather overlay of peony petals on a leather or paper ground; third, a long gilt metal hairpin with coral, kingfisher feather and wire attachments on the reticulated hairpin head; two small hairpins with kingfisher overlay and colored stone attachments; sixth, a coral colored glass bead with kingfisher overlay and carved shou medallions; four pairs of earrings incorporating carp pendants hanging from fu-characters and one pair of spherical earrings, all decorated with kingfisher feather overlay. [11]
11 3/4in (30cm) length of headdress
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