20 - 21 March 2014
A WHITE JADE TWO-PART BELT BUCKLE
The convex top of each half is carved in high relief with a chilong, and each has a flower-form button on the underside. One half has a dragon head hook, and the other half a corresponding loop. The stone is semi-translucent and well-polished.
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) wide
Lizzadro Collection, Chicago, Illinois, acquired prior to 1960.
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