A WHITE JADE ‘DRAGON’ BELT HOOK, QING
China, 18th century. The top is carved in openwork with a sinuous chilong, while the hook is carved in the form of a dragon head, the two creatures facing each other. The nephrite jade is of an even white tone.
Condition: Excellent condition with minor wear.
Provenance: Austrian private collection.
Weight: 55.0 g.
Dimensions: Length 9.3 cm.