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antique, LARGE Qing Dynasty Kingfisher feather Hair Pin Chinese Coral Tian-tsui 點翠



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This is a hair pin made from laying kingfisher bird feathers on silver metal. The techniqu estatee and the beau estatetifu estatel blu estatee flu estateorescent feathers were highly prized and sou estateght after in 19th centu estatery China.Kingfishers are tiny birds and it takes a lot of skill to u estatese their feathers in this manner. The techniqu estatee, called tian-tsu estatei, means \u estate201cdotting with kingfishers\u estate201d and involves adhering the feathers onto metal. This techniqu estatee disappeared du estatering the Chinese Revolu estatetion in the 1940\u estate2032s.It's a fabu estatelou estates piece of history.Head size: 1 1/2" wide x 2" long, 3" long with pin.

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