An agate and two jade belt buckles
Lot 534
Three jade belt buckles Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 212,500 (US$ 27,403) 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)
Three jade belt buckles
Qing dynasty
Each worked with inter-connecting hook fashioned in the form of a dragon head, one worked in high relief on both sides featuring lingzhi sprays; the other two semi-translucent stones similar but flanked with chi dragons carved in reticulation.
Longest: 11.5cm long. (3).

Footnotes


  • 瑪瑙雕蒼龍教子琵琶式帶扣
    玉帶皮雕靈芝蝙蝠紋方形帶扣
    玉雕蒼龍教子方形帶扣

    For a similar inter-connecting belthook from the Qing court collection, preserved in the Palace Museum, Beijing, worked with chi dragons in green jade, see The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Jadeware II, Shanghai, 2008, p.104, pl.73.
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