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    Sale 2267

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 467

    A GROUP OF FOUR JADE AND JADEITE BELT HOOKS

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF FOUR JADE AND JADEITE BELT HOOKS
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Comprising three jade examples; one in spinach-green, one in pale greenish-yellow, and one in mottled pale yellowish-green with buff mottling; and an unusual jadeite example carved from stone of intense reddish-orange and icy white tones, each well carved and undercut on top with a chilong crawling toward the dragon-head hook
    3 1/8 to 4 1/8 in. (7.9 to 10.4 cm.) long (4)


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    Special Notice

    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).