A Chinese antique kingfisher feather hair ornament
A COLLECTION OF CHINESE GILT METAL AND KINGFISHER FEATHER APPLIQUES, QING DYNASTY (1644–1912), Formed as flowerheads and butterflies, mounted with coloured cabochons and other stones, 9.2cm max. (38)
China | Group of kingfisher-decorated ornaments; bridal headdress, small tiara, long gilt hairpin, two small hairpins, four pairs of earrings | ca. Late Qing / Republic period | 31'250$ ~ sold (Dec '11)
China | Kingfisher headdress / crown | ca. Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644 AD) or no later than early-Qing Dynasty | 22'000$
Some nice close up images on this site, as well as demonstrating a few different plate patterns.
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