China | Festival Crown from the Long Skirt Mountain Miao people of Langde Village, Leishan Country, Guizhou Province | Silver
Headdress, silver gilt with glass beads, silk tassels and kingfisher, Chinese early 20th c (Archives : Sold Singkiang)
China | Antique necklace from the Miao Ethnic Minority | ca. pre 1920 | Miao are very fond of silver and would use any festival to display their ornate silver jewelry. This dragon necklace was used by a young girl child from one of the many Miao villages around the hills of Kali.
Gilt-silver and Kingfisher Feather Hair Ornaments, China, 19th century, five hair ornaments in the motif of flowers and phoenixes, with leather and velvet jewelry box, lg. 1 1/8 to 5 1/2 in.
Crown of the Infant Jesus, early 19th century, gold, silver, diamonds, amethysts, rock crystals and glass pastes, ordered by King Vittorio Emanuele I of Savoy in 1820.
China | Pair of gold and gilded silver filigree dragon hairpins; with each head being surmounted by a turquoise cabochon | ca. 18th century, Qianlong period | POR
China | Kingfisher feather embellished hairpin; applied on silver plates and traced in silver filigree, freshwater pearls and jadeite. 26.9 cm. | ca. 19th century, Qing Dynasty | Est. 20'000 - 30'000 HK$ ~ (Dec '15)