Two white jade 'chi dragon and bats' belt hooks
Lot 530
Two white jade 'chi dragon and bats' belt hooks Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 187,500 (US$ 24,179) inc. premium
Lot Details
The Jason Chen collection of jade belt hooks, to be sold without reserve (lots 501-571) (拍品501-571為無底價)
Two white jade 'chi dragon and bats' belt hooks
Qing dynasty
Each finely worked with a long arched body extending upwards to an upturned dragon head with a pair of horns and furry main running down the back of its head, one with a winding chi dragon clambering up amongst leafy vines and stylised Indian lotus greeting the mythical beast, the underside carved with various auspicious emblems with a knop fashioned in the form of a peony bud; the other featuring two Buddhist lions chasing after a flaming ball.
Longest: 12.6cm.

Footnotes


  • 白玉沁色雙獅戲球帶鉤
    白玉富貴蒼龍教子帶鉤
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