AN EMBELLISHED KINGFISHER FEATHER HEADDRESS QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
bidding is closed
- silk, metal, kingfisher feathers, glass, semi-precious stones, coral, pearl, jadeite
- 25.8cm., 10 1/8 in.
the black silk-woven framework ornately adorned with phoenixes, bats, lingzhi, chime stone and wan symbols en tremblant amongst stylised clouds and foliate borders, embellished with pearls, coral, jadeite, glass and other semiprecious stones, stabilised with metal wires
Welsh Treasures Exhibition, Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, 1987, cat. no. 106.