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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 448

    A WHITE JADE GARMENT HOOK

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WHITE JADE GARMENT HOOK
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Well carved on top with a dragon with a sprig of lingzhi in its jaws crawling towards the dragon-head hook; together with a pair of white jade cicada-form belt fittings, well carved on top as a cicada with closed wings, with a small loop between the wing tips and a long rectangular loop on the reverse; and a pair of russet and white jadeite saddle rings
    Garment hook 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) long, lucite stand (5)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY