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Gold Leisi Filigree Hairpin with Lotus and Shen Instrument Design and Precious Stone Inlay, Qing dynasty (1644–1912)

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Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
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The filigree hairpin heads comprise lotuses with buds, leaves and pods, having inlays of pearls and …

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The filigree hairpin heads comprise lotuses with buds, leaves and pods, having inlays of pearls and gems, beading edges and ribbed veins. In addition to the vegetative motifs, there is a sheng (mouth organ) with a beetle-like insect next to it. All the components are attached to gold wires and bundled together. The …

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Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
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The filigree hairpin heads comprise lotuses with buds, leaves and pods, having inlays of pearls and …

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The filigree hairpin heads comprise lotuses with buds, leaves and pods, having inlays of pearls and gems, beading edges and ribbed veins. In addition to the vegetative motifs, there is a sheng (mouth organ) with a beetle-like insect next to it. All the components are attached to gold wires and bundled together. The …

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Unknown Artist

Gold Leisi Filigree Hairpin with Lotus and Shen Instrument Design and Precious Stone Inlay, Qing dynasty (1644–1912)

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