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Ornamental Kingfisher Feather Hairpins

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3212B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Ornamental Kingfisher Feather Hairpins, China, 19th/20th century, with jade, coral, glass, and glass pearls, one long pin in the form of a flower vase and arrangement with a butterfly, and two short pins with floral motifs, long pin lg. 6 1/4, short lg. 3 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

Kingfisher feather loss particularly to vase, one short pin, the other short pin missing an inlay.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Art genres, Construction, Decorative arts, Fasteners, Glass, Hairdressing, Hairpin, Hardstone carving, Jade, Pin, Vase, Visual arts

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