A GILT-METAL, KINGFISHER FEATHER AND SILVERED GLASS BEAD MOUNTED HEAD-DRESS, QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY, probably used in Chinese Theatre, of tiara-like form, sprung with four butterflies across the crown, hung with glass beads, and tassled dragon motifs to either side
China | Seven gilt metal and Kingfisher feather hair ornaments; three formed as hairpins, decorated with flower designs and bats encircling a shou character, three as plaques, each with a crane in flight upon cloud scrolls, and a band with seven cranes amongst scrolling foliage | Qing Dynasty | 3'400£ ~ sold (May '15)
Gigei no Tomo [ 技藝乃友] Japanese culture are always inspired by nature. Living in wooden paper house in the nature is the style of life. We love and respect the plants and animals , moon and woter falls . use these elements for the interior , product , cloth , design . These are old Japanese design books mid 19th century , Meiji period , lithograph prints.