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Hairpin

Hairpin

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1644-1911 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold filigree inset with pearls and a red stone

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee

  • Museum number:

    M.41A-1935

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of gold filigree hairpins, one set with 3 pearls (originally 4) and the other set with a pearl and a red stone.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1644-1911 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Gold filigree inset with pearls and a red stone

Dimensions

Length: 10 cm M.41-1935, Length: 9.5 cm M.41A-1935

Descriptive line

Pair of gold hairpins, Chinese, Qing dynasty (1644-1911).

Materials

Gold; Pearl

Techniques

Gold filigree

Categories

Ph_survey; Jewellery; Accessories

Collection

East Asia Collection

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