20 septembre 2020

Three gold hairpins, chai, Tang-Song dynasty

Lot 331. Three gold hairpins, chai, Tang-Song dynasty; 3 1/2, 6 1/16 and 7 1/16in (8.9, 15.5 and 18.1cm) (3). Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 3,400 - 5,100). © Bonhams 2001-2020 All two-tined, including a Tang dynasty hairpin rendered in U-form, cast with a simple bridge-shaped head, and two hairpins of Tang-Song dynasty, each with long tapering prongs, connected to the top with a small saddle-form head. Note: Compare a similar gold hairpin from the Tang dynasty with a bridge-like head, illustrated in The... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2020

Two-tined hairpins chai: Tang-Song dynasty & One-tined hairpin zan: Qing dynasty

Lot 330. Two-tined hairpins chai: Tang-Song dynasty & One-tined hairpin zan: Qing dynasty; 3 3/4, 3 5/8, and 3 5/8in (9.5, 9.2, and 9.2cm) long (3). Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 2,500 - 4,200). © Bonhams 2001-2020 Including a two-tined hairpin split to the top into an arched, double saddle-form head rendered from a thin gold sheet, and two similar one-tined hairpins, each of slender tapering form, the top of the shaft slightly angled to a tripartite floral design. Bonhams. Elegant... [Lire la suite]
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