19 September 2013
AN UNUSUAL WHITE JADE BELT HOOK
The curved shaft is carved at one end with a cicada below grooved, blade-shaped wings that extend towards the unusual insect-like dragon-head hook. There is a domed circular button on the underside. The stone is of even white color.
4½ in. (11.5 cm.) long
Lizzadro Collection, Chicago, Illinois, acquired prior to 1960.
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