A GILT-BRONZE BELT HOOK HAN DYNASTY
1,000 - 2,000 USD
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- 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)
Kitayama Fine Arts, Tokyo, acquired in the 1970s.