Antique Chinese Kingfisher Feather Hair Ornament w. Bats & Pin, Qing.

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pre 1900: Item # 1394600

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Galerie Hafner
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Galerie Hafner
Berne, Switzerland
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A large hair ornament and the top of a pin, dating to the Qing dynasty. The diadem-like hair ornament made of wire and paper, one side ending in a ruyi-head. Covered with turquoise kingfisher feathers, showing two bats and decorated with hanging twined silk threads. The pin head is made of metal forming a blossom. Condition: some losses of feathers, diadem: an eye, a thread and one ruyi head missing. Dimension: diadem: c. 17.6 cm wide, c. 7 cm high, pin: c. 4.7 cm long.