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    Sale 2108

    The Imperial Wardrobe: Fine Chinese Costume And Textiles From The Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 72

    A RARE COUNTED-STITCH BELT BUCKLE

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RARE COUNTED-STITCH BELT BUCKLE
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Of arched rectangular form with indented corners and probably made of wood, the top covered with silk gauze finely embroidered in counted stitch technique with gold shou characters contained within stylized flowers reserved on a ground of fine gold-wrapped thread, within a key-fret border, the sides and underside covered in cerulean blue silk, underside with gilt-bronze button and rectangular loop stamped with a maker's mark
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) long


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