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Adornment: brooch


One leaf-shaped gilt filigree brooch. Obverse perimeter fashioned into a botanical pattern with tadpole-shaped motifs and embellished with turquoise kingfisher feathers (tian tsui). Obverse centre mounted with a flat carved mutton fat jade motif. Reverse presents flat cross-plate and pin.

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Physical Dimensions

69x30mm (l x w)

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“Adornment: brooch,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed July 25, 2024, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/236.