08 juillet 2012

Chinese kingfisher feathers ornament, from "Creative Museum".

Lobster hairpin of gilded silver and kingfisher feathers, from "Creative Museum" http://www.creative-museum.com Kingfisher headdress, floral motif, from "Creative Museum" http://www.creative-museum.com   Bat brooch with kingfisher feather inlaid, from "Creative Museum" http://www.creative-museum.com     Silver diadem covered with kingfisher feathers, from "Creative Museum" http://www.creative-museum.com   Mandchu hairpin richly adorned, from "Creative... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2011

A Rare Jadeite-Inset Kingfisher Feather-Embellished Gilt-Metal Ruyi Scepter. Late Qing Dynasty

A Rare Jadeite-Inset Kingfisher Feather-Embellished Gilt-Metal Ruyi Scepter. Late Qing Dynasty. photo Christie's Ltd 2011 The head, center section and tip inset with jadeite plaques carved in relief with various scenes incorporating a qilin, phoenix and lion, set into the gilt-metal filagree shaft inlaid in kingfisher feather, the tip set with an orange silk tassle; 22½ in. (57.2 cm.) long, cloth stand, display case. Estimate $40,000 - $60,000. Price Realized $302,500 Provenance: Acquired prior to World War II and thence by... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2011

Chinese kingfisher feather jewellery

Three ornate pieces of Chinese kingfisher feather jewellery. photo Bonhams To include a gilt mounted hair slide depicting a large lotus flower to centre, surrounded by an inverted V-shaped floral frame, with a bat and two birds en tremblant, embellished with faux pearls and red coloured stones; a tiara featuring a central lotus flower, flanked by two bats and floral sprays en tremblant; and a gilt mounted brooch/hair slide with a central chrysanthemum style flower with faux pearl centre, (some losses). (3) - Sold for £744 ... [Lire la suite]
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25 décembre 2010

Five decorated gold phoenix-form hairpins & Six gold and kingfisher feather ornaments. Late Qing/Republic Period

Five decorated gold phoenix-form hairpins, Late Qing/Republic Period. photo Bonhams Each of similar configuration with a gold filigree body, bright green jadeite forming the head, wings and tail accents, the small feather cloisons inlaid with iridescent kingfisher feathers, most with a single pearl at the base of the tail, and two suspending strands of seed pearls from the head; Average 1 3/4in (4.5cm) long. Sold for $5,490 Six gold and kingfisher feather ornaments. Late Qing/Republic Period. photo Bonhams The first a... [Lire la suite]
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05 décembre 2010

A collection of kingfisher feather brooches. Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A collection of kingfisher feather brooches. Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. photo Sotheby's comprising thirteen gilt-filigree and kingfisher feather brooches, each finely worked and in various forms of butterflies, fish, flowers and dragons, framed and glazed presentation case; the largest: 5.5cm., 2 1/4 in. Estimate 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 3,750 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 10 Nov 10, London www.sothebys.com
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11 septembre 2010

Fine and large Chinese hongmu framed kingfisher feather & Chinese applied kingfisher feather headdress

Fine and large Chinese hongmu framed kingfisher feather, ivory, metallic thread and velvet panel. 19th century. Photo courtesy Freeman & Co Of tall rectangular form, heavy scroll and bat carved hongmu frame enclosing a detailed and fine feather and ivory figural landscape, showing a pagoda and celestial clouds above a meeting of scholars over ivory table, scholar and attendants below, glazed. Total H: 29 1/2 L: 23 in. Estimate $10,000-12,000 Chinese applied kingfisher feather headdress. Late Qing dynasty. Photo... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2008

A Richly Ornamented Kingfisher Feather Court Headdress (Dianzi). Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

A Richly Ornamented Kingfisher Feather Court Headdress (Dianzi). Qing Dynasty, 19th Century decorated on the black silk webbing around the curved front with a large filigree phoenix with out-stretched wings of pearls and kingfisher feathers, similarly decorated above and to the sloping back with rows of similar phoenix reserved on a cash-diaper kingfisher feather ground. 30cm., 11 3/4 in. Lot sold 17,500 GBP PROVENANCE: From a European noble family acquired in China in 1900 and hence in the family by descent. NOTE :... [Lire la suite]