Beautiful antique Chinese Mandarin Court necklace. Symbols of wealth and status worn by women during the Qing Dynasty, which lasted from 1644 to 1912. This fine piece is decorated with rare brilliant blue kingfisher feathers and salmon-colored coral seed beads. The "chain" portion is intricately made with peyote or gourd-stitched coral seed beads.
Two larger beads possibly amber? Lavender dyed natural fiber cord attaches the coral chain to two pendants. This connection features three decorative auspicious Pan Chang / endless knots leading to the first of the double pendant arrangement. The larger pendant is a bat or moth (1 1/2" across x 1" long) mounted with kingfisher (significant loss) and beaded coral on both sides. Another knot and a small pale green bead white jade?
Connect to the smaller pendant. This pendant features a bat mounted with kingfisher (minimal loss) on a teardrop of coral seed beads (1/2" across x 1" long) on both sides. The necklace has 25 circumference with an approx. 15 3/4 drop from top to bottom. All coral beads appear secure/intact, no fraying of cords, blue feather loss most notably on larger pendant.
Truly exquisite ancient and historic jewelry for you to won. Signature confirmation will be required on U. The item "Antique Qing Dynasty Chinese Mandarin Court Necklace Kingfisher Coral Beads" is in sale since Tuesday, February 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "hockandsocdad" and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Macao, Viet nam, Uruguay.