1522
1522

PROPERTY FROM A SOUTH CAROLINA PRIVATE COLLECTION

THREE JADEITE 'CHILONG' BELT HOOKS
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
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1522

PROPERTY FROM A SOUTH CAROLINA PRIVATE COLLECTION

THREE JADEITE 'CHILONG' BELT HOOKS
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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THREE JADEITE 'CHILONG' BELT HOOKS
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
of varying size, carved in openwork with a dragon head terminal forming the hook, a sinuous chilong striding on the arched shaft while grasping a leafy spray of lingzhi in its mouth, the underside further carved with a flattened knob for attachment, the stone shifting in tonality from icy white to apple green (3)
Length of longest 4 1/8  in., 10.5 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Edward D. King (1884-1968), and thence by descent.

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