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Chinese Warring States Inlaid Belt Hook

Antiquities - China and Far East


LOT 0709

Estimate
GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 580 - 810
USD ($) 620 - 870

Opening Bid: £360 (EUR 416; USD 449)
CHINESE WARRING STATES INLAID BELT HOOK
Warring States, 475-221 BC

A bronze belt hook with tapering body inlaid with gold and silver swirling pattern; hook end in the form of a stylised dragon head; underside with raised boss decorated with inlaid silver scrolling triskele pattern. 89 grams, 12cm (4 3/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a London collector; by inheritance from his grandfather; acquired during travels in the Far East in the 1920s.

Date
Monday 27th February 2017 :
Antiquities & Coins

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