Lot 256: Beautiful Chinese silver inlaid bronze belt hook, Warring-Han
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A beautiful Chinese silver inlaid bronze belt hook, Warring States to Han Dynasty, c. 3rd 2nd Century BC, long tongued shape with slight curved and looped end, the top side divided into three flat plains each wonderfully decorated with intricately silver inlaid geometric designs, even the circular tab on the back has a lovely silver inlaid design. L: 4 ¾ in (12.1 cm). Well-preserved and an amazing example of ancient Chinese metalwork. Ex Southern California estate, acquired mid-20th Century.
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