9 November 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A SMALL WHITE AND RUSSET JADE HAT-FORM HAIR PIECE
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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