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20th C. Chinese Nephrite Hair Pin

East Asia, China, ca. second half of the 20th century CE. A gorgeous hair pin, hand-carved from pale green nephrite. The body is designed with a petite conical point and three slender spiraled grooves tracing upwards towards the handle. The incised grooves then widen outwards to a delicate openwork body which terminates in a closed flower blossom with incised petals. A wearable piece of elegant nephrite! Size: 7.875" L (20 cm).

Condition: Intact with light earthen deposits and some minor abrasions along exterior.

Provenance: private Missouri, USA collection, acquired 1965 - 1970s

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