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A LARGE PALE CELADON JADE OPENWORK HAIRPIN
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 40,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
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A LARGE PALE CELADON JADE OPENWORK HAIRPIN
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 40,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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A LARGE PALE CELADON JADE OPENWORK HAIRPIN
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
the long cylindrical shaft terminating in a pointed tip at one end and broadening to a decorative openwork finial at the other, the finial of square section with the exterior formed as a network of blossoming prunus branches, the slender branches moving in graceful arcs and issuing new leaves amidst the blooms, the interior of the finial hollowed except for a thin central axis, the stone an even greenish-white color 
Length 11 1/4  in., 28.7 cm
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Provenance

Oriental Rarities (Alan Hartman), New York, 12th March 1981.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 328.

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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New York