Jade: hair ornament
One white mutton fat jade hair ornament with a slightly convex sagittal cross-section. Obverse presents carved and incised serpentine botantical design bounded at either end by ruyi fungal patterns. Design pierces jade at many points. Upper end terminates in spatula-like short stem and paddle. Lower end terminates in short peg. Reverse of ornament presents rectangular silver-metallic wire mounting and hinged pin.
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84.54x14.51x10.12 (l x w x h)
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“Jade: hair ornament,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed May 31, 2023, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1132.