China | Collection of gilt metal and Kingfisher feather hairpins; variously formed as insects, bats, birds, flowers and shou characters, some decorated with small pearls and coloured stones, 17.5cm max | Qing Dynasty | 2'600£ ~ sold (May '15)

China | Collection of gilt metal and Kingfisher feather hairpins; variously formed as insects, bats, birds, flowers and shou characters, some decorated with small pearls and coloured stones, 17.5cm max | Qing Dynasty | 2'600£ ~ sold (May '15)

Flower Hairpin, Hau empress (1564-1620), Ming dynasty, China

Flower Hairpin, Hau empress (1564-1620), Ming dynasty, China

COLLECTION OF CHINESE GILT METAL AND KINGFISHER FEATHER HAIRPINS QING DYNASTY Variously formed as insects, bats, birds, flowers and shou characters, some decorated with small pearls and coloured stones, 17.5cm max. (17) Provenance: a private collection, London.

COLLECTION OF CHINESE GILT METAL AND KINGFISHER FEATHER HAIRPINS QING DYNASTY Variously formed as insects, bats, birds, flowers and shou characters, some decorated with small pearls and coloured stones, 17.5cm max. (17) Provenance: a private collection, London.

René Lalique | Art Nouveau hair comb applied with three foil backed frosted glass violets. Mounted in gold.

René Lalique | Art Nouveau hair comb applied with three foil backed frosted glass violets. Mounted in gold.

China | Seven gilt metal and Kingfisher feather hair ornaments; three formed as hairpins, decorated with flower designs and bats encircling a shou character, three as plaques, each with a crane in flight upon cloud scrolls, and a band with seven cranes amongst scrolling foliage | Qing Dynasty | 3'400£ ~ sold (May '15)

China | Seven gilt metal and Kingfisher feather hair ornaments; three formed as hairpins, decorated with flower designs and bats encircling a shou character, three as plaques, each with a crane in flight upon cloud scrolls, and a band with seven cranes amongst scrolling foliage | Qing Dynasty | 3'400£ ~ sold (May '15)

China | Collection of gilt metal and Kingfisher feather items; comprising buttons, plaques, hair ornaments, small beads and coloured cabochons | Qing Dynasty | 750£ ~ sold (May '15)

China | Collection of gilt metal and Kingfisher feather items; comprising buttons, plaques, hair ornaments, small beads and coloured cabochons | Qing Dynasty | 750£ ~ sold (May '15)

a pair of ginko leaves. One ginko leaf is edged with paste diamonds, while the other has a green cabachon.

a pair of ginko leaves. One ginko leaf is edged with paste diamonds, while the other has a green cabachon.

China | Eleven gilt metal and Kingfisher feather hair ornaments; variously decorated with scrolling foliate designs, bats and butterflies and set with coloured stones, one depicting a standing figure | Qing Dynasty | 4'200£ ~ sold (May '15)

China | Eleven gilt metal and Kingfisher feather hair ornaments; variously decorated with scrolling foliate designs, bats and butterflies and set with coloured stones, one depicting a standing figure | Qing Dynasty | 4'200£ ~ sold (May '15)

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