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    Sale 2267

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 445

    TWO FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE BELT HOOKS

    18TH CENTURY

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    TWO FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE BELT HOOKS
    18TH CENTURY
    One finely carved with a horse-head hook and a pair of ribbon-tied scrolls in relief along the top of the shaft, the translucent stone of even white tone with a small patch of feathery russet mottling; the other with ram's-head hook, and carved and undercut with a yinyang symbol superimposed on leafy peony scroll, the stone of pale greenish-white tone with russet markings
    3 7/8 and 3 5/8 in. (9.8 and 9.2 cm.) long (2)


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