Lot 257: Gorgeous Chinese gilded bronze belt hook, Warring-Han
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A gorgeous Chinese gilded bronze belt hook, Warring States to Han Dynasty, c. 3rd 2nd Century BC, the ovoid body richly decorated with raised elements including a facing fox head. L: 3 3/8 in (8.6 cm). Beautiful brown patination with remains of gilding, especially on the backside. Ex Southern California estate, acquired mid-20th Century.
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