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blue, Qing Dynasty Kingfisher feather Hair Pin Chinese Coral Antique Tian-tsui 點翠 珊瑚



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This is a hair pin made from laying kingfisher bird feathers on silver metal. The tec antiquehnique and the beautiful blue fluoresc antiqueent feathers were highly prized and sought after in 19th c antiqueentury China.Kingfishers are tiny birds and it takes a lot of skill to use their feathers in this manner. The tec antiquehnique, c antiquealled tian-tsui, means \u201c antiquedotting with kingfishers\u201d and involves adhering the feathers onto metal. This tec antiquehnique disappeared during the Chinese Revolution in the 1940\u2032s.It's a fabulous piec antiquee of history.Head size: 2 1/4" wide x 1" long, 1 3/4" long with pin

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