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A LARGE WHITE JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' BELTHOOK
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 150,000 HKD
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A LARGE WHITE JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' BELTHOOK
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 150,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A LARGE WHITE JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' BELTHOOK
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
the terminal superbly worked in the form of a dragon's head, depicted with bulging eyes between dramatic curling eyebrows and a prominent snout, the beast portrayed baring its teeth at a writhing chilong portrayed in openwork grasping in its mouth a lingzhi scroll and clambering atop the broad arched shaft, the underside of the hook with a round knob, the translucent stone of an even white colour with faint grey inclusions to the underside
12 cm, 4 3/4  in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 21st May 1987, lot 698.

Important Jades, Ambers and Hardstones from a Distinguished Connoisseur

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Hong Kong