A DEEP CELADON JADE ‘DRAGON’ BELT HOOK, QING
China, 19th century. The top is carved in openwork with a sinuous chilong, while the hook is carved in the form of a dragon head. The nephrite jade is of a deep celadon color with a paler celadon color in the knob on the underside of the belt hook.
Condition: Excellent condition with minor wear and some chipping.
Provenance: French private collection.
Weight: 45.3 g.
Dimensions: Length 9.2 cm.