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A WHITE JADE 'CHILONG' TWO-PART BELT BUCKLE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
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29
A WHITE JADE 'CHILONG' TWO-PART BELT BUCKLE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A WHITE JADE 'CHILONG' TWO-PART BELT BUCKLE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
carved in openwork in the form of an archaistic chilong, its flattened head forming the hook while a smaller chilong with bifurcated tail perches on its sinuous body grasping in its mouth a spray of lingzhi, the other section similarly modelled with a writhing chilong, each of the two sections with raised panels worked in the form of a flower head with a centred rounded knob on the underside, the smoothly polished stone of an even white colour
Quantity: 2
6.8 cm, 2 11/16  in.
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