Three nephrite belt hooks
18th and 19th centuries
The first a white jade hook shallowly carved with interlocking C-commas and swags under a dragon-head finial; the second of pale greenish white color with a broad oval end, carved with a baby chilong approaching a well defined dragon-headed hook; the third of grey-white color with black flecks, carved in high relief with a slender beast reaching for the mouth of the benevolent dragon head.
5, 3 1/2 and 4 1/2in (12.6, 7.6 and 10.4cm)
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