• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2002

    A WHITE JADE BELT BUCKLE

    Price Realised  

    A WHITE JADE BELT BUCKLE
    YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368)

    Of oval form, one side carved and pierced with a chilong writhing amongst densely scrolling foliage and two flowerheads, the reverse hollowed within a beaded border enclosing two raised bosses for attachment
    2 3/4 in. (7 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    An important European private collection formed in the 19th century by a Russian nobleman and diplomat