• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2023

    A FINE WHITE JADE HINGED BELT FITTING

    Price Realised  

    A FINE WHITE JADE HINGED BELT FITTING
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

    The cloud-form upper section well carved in low relief with a blossoming prunus branch, the sides with slits to fit over a belt and the back hollowed to contain the hinged pendent loop which is carved as conjoined and confronted dragons, the semi-translucent stone of even white tone and finely polished
    3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Mrs James Alsdorf collection, part lot sold at Christie's New York, 22 March 2007, lot 121


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A HONG KONG GENTLEMAN