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Chinese Warring States Inlaid Belt Hook

Antiquities - China and Far East


LOT 0710

Estimate
GBP (£) 800 - 1,000
EUR (€) 930 - 1,160
USD ($) 1,000 - 1,250

Opening Bid: £576 (EUR 668; USD 721)
CHINESE WARRING STATES INLAID BELT HOOK
Warring States, 475-221 BC

A bronze belt hook with arched and tapering body decorated with inlaid silver pattern of lozenge-shaped panels and with scrolling motifs to the surface; stylised dragon head hook to one end; raised boss to the underside. 191 grams, 21cm (8 1/4"). 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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