Three jade and russet 'chi dragon' belt hooks
Lot 538
Three jade and russet 'chi dragon' belt hooks Ming and Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 37,500 (US$ 4,838) 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 and russet 'chi dragon' belt hooks
Ming and Qing dynasty
Of various sizes worked on russet inclusions, each carved with an arched body extending upwards towards an upturned dragon head with a pair of horns and furry main running down the back of its head, a winding chi dragon clambering up to greet the mythical beast; the middle belt hook with a circular knop at the underside carved in the form of a taiji symbol by cleverly using the dark and lighter tones of the stone.
Longest: 11.4cm long. (3).

Footnotes

  • Provenance 來源:
    (Middle) Doyle New York, 22 March 2010, lot 8

    明及清
    玉雕蒼龍教子帶鉤三件
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