Lot 9
  • 9

A GILT-BRONZE BELT HOOK HAN DYNASTY

Estimate
1,000 - 2,000 USD
Sold
1,250 USD
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Description

  • Length 3 5/8  in., 9.2 cm
cast in relief as an animal mask resembling a tiger, with feline features and hollowed spaces for inlaid eyes, a tapering chilong-headed hook rising from the top of its head, the concave underside with a circular button, Japanese wood box (4)

Provenance

Kitayama Fine Arts, Tokyo, acquired in the 1970s.
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