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A LARGE COLLECTION OF KINGFISHER FEATHER AND GILT METAL HAIR ORNAMENTS, JEWELLERY AND A PEACOCK FEATHER PLUME
A LARGE COLLECTION OF KINGFISHER FEATHER AND GILT METAL HAIR ORNAMENTS, JEWELLERY AND A PEACOCK FEATHER PLUME
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several co… Read more PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE UK COLLECTION
A LARGE COLLECTION OF KINGFISHER FEATHER AND GILT METAL HAIR ORNAMENTS, JEWELLERY AND A PEACOCK FEATHER PLUME

19TH CENTURY

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A LARGE COLLECTION OF KINGFISHER FEATHER AND GILT METAL HAIR ORNAMENTS, JEWELLERY AND A PEACOCK FEATHER PLUME
19TH CENTURY
The group comprises eighteen kingfisher feather and gilt metal hair pins, decorated with a variety of motifs including flowers, fish, butterflies and dragons, some 'en tremblant'; two large kingfisher feather peony ornaments; a kingfisher feather diadem; a pair of gilt metal hair pins elaborately worked with an abundance of flowers and each set with a carved agate bud; a pair of earrings and two single earrings; a set of five coral, pearl and kingfisher feather-decorated buttons; a peacok feather plume and four further hair pins.
The largest 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) long
Provenance
The Collection of Werner Forman (1921-2010), assembled between the 1950s and 1990s.
Property from a Private UK Collection.
Special notice

Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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Please note that the lot has been marked incorrectly with the ~ symbol in the printed catalogue. The lot does not in fact contain any material from endangered species.

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