27 décembre 2018

A gold filigree 'Phoenix' ornament for an imperial concubine summer court hat, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 554. A gold filigree 'Phoenix' ornament for an imperial concubine summer court hat, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 5 1/2  in., 14 cm. Estimate $30,000 — 50,000. Sold for $112,500. Courtesy Sotheby’s. the resplendent bird formed of intricately worked bright gold wire, with the wings spreading slightly and the long flaring tail upswept giving the impression of a phoenix in flight, scrolls of qi emanating from the neck and sides, medium-size pearls inset at the chest, wings, crest, and... [Lire la suite]

27 décembre 2018

A gold filigree 'Phoenix' ornament for an imperial concubine summer court hat, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 553. A gold filigree 'Phoenix' ornament for an imperial concubine summer court hat, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 5 3/8  in., 13.6 cm. Estimate $30,000 — 50,000. Sold for $137,500 . Courtesy Sotheby’s. the resplendent bird formed of intricately worked bright gold wire, with the wings spreading slightly and the long flaring tail upswept giving the impression of a phoenix in flight, scrolls of qi emanating from the neck and sides, medium-size pearls inset at the chest, wings, crest,... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2018

A gold filigree 'Phoenix' ornament for an imperial concubine summer court hat, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 555. A gold filigree 'Phoenix' ornament for an imperial concubine summer court hat, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 5 3/8  in., 13.6 cm. Estimate $30,000 — 50,000. Sold for $187,500 . Courtesy Sotheby’s. the resplendent bird formed of intricately worked bright gold wire, with the wings spreading slightly and the long flaring tail upswept giving the impression of a phoenix in flight, scrolls of qi emanating from the neck and sides, medium-size pearls inset at the chest, wings,... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2013

Summer Court Hat for Imperial Concubines, Qing dynasty (1644-1911).

Summer Court Hat for Imperial Concubines, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). National Palace Museum Collection. Gold, Oriental Pearls, dark blue velvet, and vermilion silk cord fringe. External diameter: 31.5 cm, overall height: 31.5 cm
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