London, South Kensington
9 November 2007
A mottled white jade belt buckle and hook
each rectangular section carved with a writhing chilong dragon amidst foliate scrolls and lingzhi fungus sprays, the buckle with a rectangular loop and the hook with an incised mythical beast head terminal, the reverse with circular knops, the stone of mottled white tone with russet inclusions -- 4 1/8in. (10.4cm.) wide.
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