A jade and gilt metal belt buckle 18th/19th century
Lot 3007
A jade and gilt metal belt buckle
18th/19th century
Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium
Auction Details
A jade and gilt metal belt buckle 18th/19th century A jade and gilt metal belt buckle 18th/19th century A jade and gilt metal belt buckle 18th/19th century A jade and gilt metal belt buckle 18th/19th century
Lot Details
Property of Various Owners
A jade and gilt metal belt buckle
18th/19th century
The jade of square section with indented corners and carved in raised relief to depict a blooming and fruiting melon patch, the stone of green gray hue with notable cloudy inclusions; the conforming gilt metal mount reversed with a panel of reticulated lotus vine filigree beside the loop for use as a buckle (modern screws, corrosion, wear).
2 1/2in (6.2cm) long
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