A parcel gilt bronze belt hook Warring States, 5th to 3rd Century BCE
Lot 5224
A parcel gilt bronze belt hook Warring States period
Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium
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A parcel gilt bronze belt hook
Warring States period
With a small animal head hook to one end of a broad curving shaft cast with a raised center ridge and richly embellished to the top with dissolved taotie masks rendered in thin gold inlay.
10 3/8in (26.2cm) long

Footnotes

  • Compare to an example that was sold at Sotheby's, New York, March 20, 2007, lot 541. A correlative example is illustrated by Thomas Lawton in The Inaugural Gift, Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Washington D.C., 1987), p. 241, fig 158
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