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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 290

    A CHINESE CELADON JADE BELT HOOK, MOUNTED IN GILT-METAL AS A LETTER OPENER

    THE JADE 19TH CENTURY, THE MOUNT MARKED FOR BULGARI, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A CHINESE CELADON JADE BELT HOOK, MOUNTED IN GILT-METAL AS A LETTER OPENER
    THE JADE 19TH CENTURY, THE MOUNT MARKED FOR BULGARI, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The belt hook carved with a chilong crawling along the shaft towards the dragon-headed terminal, both picked out using the brown skin of the stone, the button carved as a winged insect
    The belt hook 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) long; overall 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    A VILLA IN TUSCANY
    PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 152-175, 201-271 & 290)