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Lot 548

A RARE PAIR OF PARCEL-GILT SILVER HAIRPINS, TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)

A RARE PAIR OF PARCEL-GILT SILVER HAIRPINS TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907) The gilded head of each double-pronged silver hairpin has a delicate, chased openwork design depicting a pair of mandarin ducks in flight amidst scrolling tendrils that also enclose a lotus leaf and flowers, all issuing from the jaws of a dragon head. Each 11 in. (28 cm.) long;... more
Date
12 Sep 2019
Location
USA, New York

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