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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 519

    TWO CELADON JADE BELT HOOKS AND A BELT BUCKLE

    17TH-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO CELADON JADE BELT HOOKS AND A BELT BUCKLE
    17TH-18TH CENTURY
    Both belt hooks are variously carved with a chilong crawling towards a dragon-head garment hook. The belt buckle is carved and pierced with chilong and lingzhi fungus, the terminal is carved as a stylised dragon head. The stones are all of a greyish celadon tone and one belt hook has some russet veins.
    The largest 5 in. (12.7 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960.