A CELADON JADE ‘DRAGON’ BELT HOOK, QING
China, 19th century. The reticulated top is carved with a sinuous chilong, while the hook is carved in the form of a dragon head. The nephrite jade is of a celadon color.
Condition: Excellent condition with minor wear and some chipping as well as losses around one of the dragon horns.
Provenance: French private collection.
Weight: 41.3 g.
Dimensions: Length 9.0 cm.