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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 314

    A SMALL WHITE AND RUSSET JADE HAT-FORM HAIR PIECE

    18TH CENTURY

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    A SMALL WHITE AND RUSSET JADE HAT-FORM HAIR PIECE
    18TH CENTURY
    The hair piece is carved in imitation of a Tang dynasty hat, with an apsara in low relief below a flame and scroll motifs. The sides are each pierced with a circular aperture to insert the pin, carved to one end with a bird.
    The pin, 4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) long


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