Tapestry-woven (kesi) silk and metallic thread woman's sleeveless jacket, late 19th–early 20th century China #art #textile #butterflies

Tapestry-woven (kesi) silk and metallic thread woman's sleeveless jacket, late 19th–early 20th century China #art #textile #butterflies

China | Pair of nail covers in gilt-washed metal mounted with colored glass and jade cabochons separated by tiny flowers covered in kingfisher feathers. | Late Qing Dynasty | Sold

China | Pair of nail covers in gilt-washed metal mounted with colored glass and jade cabochons separated by tiny flowers covered in kingfisher feathers. | Late Qing Dynasty | Sold

Uncut semi-formal court robe (Jifu), mid 19th century, Qing Dynasty, China  silk, silk and metallic thread 153.0 x 141.8 cm.  National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Gift of John H. Connell, 1914.

Uncut semi-formal court robe (Jifu), mid 19th century, Qing Dynasty, China silk, silk and metallic thread 153.0 x 141.8 cm. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Gift of John H. Connell, 1914.

These are the different ways the women painted their lips. The last two is the Qing Dynasty, and as you can see they are very unique deisgns.

These are the different ways the women painted their lips. The last two is the Qing Dynasty, and as you can see they are very unique deisgns.

Lot | Sotheby's. A PORTRAIT OF A BEAUTY QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY. Height 27 in., 68.6 cm; Width 19 1/2  in., 49.5 cm Estimation 200,000 — 300,000 USD.

Lot | Sotheby's. A PORTRAIT OF A BEAUTY QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY. Height 27 in., 68.6 cm; Width 19 1/2 in., 49.5 cm Estimation 200,000 — 300,000 USD.

China | Collection of gilt metal and Kingfisher feather hairpins and earpick-hairpins; variously formed as flowers and foliage, bats, birds and shou characters, decorated with pearls and coloured stones | Qing Dynasty | 1'700£ ~ sold (May '15)

China | Collection of gilt metal and Kingfisher feather hairpins and earpick-hairpins; variously formed as flowers and foliage, bats, birds and shou characters, decorated with pearls and coloured stones | Qing Dynasty | 1'700£ ~ sold (May '15)

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