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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 260

    A FINE WHITE JADE BELT HOOK

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE WHITE JADE BELT HOOK
    18TH CENTURY
    Very finely carved with dragon-head hook and interlaced archaistic dragon scroll in relief along the top of the shaft, the translucent stone of even white tone
    3 11/16 in. (9.3 cm.) long, box


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    Provenance

    Ching Wah Lee, San Francisco, 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    AFTERNOON SESSION
    AT 2:30 PM PRECISELY
    (LOTS 260-527)

    JADE CARVINGS

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. MALCOLM E. MCPHERSON