THE VANISHING HEAVENS

CHINESE OFFICIALS HAT FINIALS /OUTSTANDING FINIAL BASE


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1236091
The Vanishing Heavens
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Covington Louisiana 70435
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This group consist of :, -- an outstanding finial base of heavy pierced metal. The pierced metal is in the form of two interlocking 5-clawed dragons which move freely. The finial base is heavily incised with gold designs. The small jewel at button is either a uncut, polished ruby stone or a richly colored uncut, polished agate stone. It is not glass. ( please see enlargements 4 and 5 ) -- a third rank finial of translucent blue Peking Glass with a opaque orange button on a gilded base, -- two seventh rank finials of gilded bronze on a gilded base All are in excellent condition