• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 135

    A RARE GOLD-INLAID BRONZE BELT HOOK, DAIGOU

    EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 3RD-2ND CENTURY BC

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE GOLD-INLAID BRONZE BELT HOOK, DAIGOU
    EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 3RD-2ND CENTURY BC
    The tapering body terminating on a dragon's head forming the hook, the upper surface finely decorated with gold inlay in an intricate geometric design, the reverse with a flat hook for attachment
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    D. David-Weill, Paris.
    With Eskenazi Ltd., London


    Literature

    Eskenazi Ltd., Ancient Bronzes and Gilt Bronzes from the Wessen and other Collections, London, July 1980, p. 31, no. 14.


    Exhibited

    Ancient Bronzes and Gilt Bronzes from the Wessen and other Collections, Eskenazi Ltd., London, July 1980, no. 14.