Lot 1271: Chinese Inlaid Belt Hook
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 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"). Property of a London collector; by inheritance from his grandfather; acquired during travels in the Far East in the 1920s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.