China | Collection of gilt metal and Kingfisher feather hair ornaments; formed as single and double pronged hairpins, four earpick-hairpins, one formed as a pagoda containing a seated figure, the others with foliate designs, insects and birds | Qing Dynasty | 2'800£ ~ sold (May '15)

Stunning collection of hairpins from the Quing Dynasty: one formed as a pagoda containing a seated figure, the others depicting flowers, insects and birds.

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)

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 max

Norigae is the most famous accessory of Hanbok, which hung from the ribbon of Jeogori (Goreum). It is basically comprised of a string + decorative knots + jewelry + a tasse...

한복 Hanbok : Korean traditional clothes[dress] - artist also has more sketches on traditional Korean styling

China | Collection of gilt metal and Kingfisher feather hairpins and earpick-hairpins; variously formed as flowers and foliage, bats, birds and shou characters, decorated with pearls and coloured stones | Qing Dynasty | 1'700£ ~ sold (May '15)

Collection of gilt metal and Kingfisher feather hairpins and earpick-hairpins; variously formed as flowers and foliage, bats, birds and shou characters, decorated with pearls and coloured stones.

Norigae (hangul: 노리개) is a typical traditional accessory that is hung from a woman's jeogori goreum (coat strings) or hanbok chima (skirt) and so on.

Love the color combo, but Norigae (hangul: 노리개) is a typical traditional accessory that is hung from a woman's jeogori goreum (coat strings) or hanbok chima (skirt) and so on.

SIX LARGE CHINESE GILT METAL AND KINGFISHER FEATHER HAIRPINS QING DYNASTY Each formed with elaborate layers depicting flowers, foliage, vases and insects, together with a headband decorated with butterflies and flowers, 22.4cm max. (7) Provenance: a private collection, London.

SIX LARGE CHINESE GILT METAL AND KINGFISHER FEATHER HAIRPINS QING DYNASTY Each formed with elaborate layers depicting flowers, foliage, vases and insects, together with a headband decorated with butterflies and flowers, 22.4cm max. (7) Provenance: a private collection, London.

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