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    Sale 2622

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2618

    A RARE AND FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE BELT-BUCKLE

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    A RARE AND FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE BELT-BUCKLE
    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

    Elaborately carved in openwork with a bee in flight above floral blooms growing from long stems, coiled to one side into two loops, whilst a further branch grows a large leaf to on the reverse side, the underside of the leaf well-hollowed to form an aperture for attachment
    3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) wide


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