01 juillet 2010

A jade belt buckle, 18th/19th century

A jade belt buckle, 18th-19th century. photo Bonhams With dragon head terminal and surmounted with a Chilong dragon, 13cm long. Estimate: £300 - 500 Bonhams. Asian Art including a large single owner collection, European Glass and Ceramics,, 7 Jul 2010 to 8 Jul 2010 Edinburgh www.bonhams.com
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11 octobre 2009

A Dichromic Tourmaline belt buckle. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period

A Dichromic Tourmaline belt buckle. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period. photo Sotheby's the two-colour transparent stone of light pink and olive green tone cleverly carved with a green pair of peaches and their attendant peaches on the back forming the catch of the belt hook, enclosed by a border of five pink bats with linked wingd, (fitted box). 7.5 cm., 2 7/8 in. Est. 80,000—120,000 HKD - Sold 250,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1985. NOTE: This exquisitely carved belt-buckle, made in dichromic... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2009

A rare rhinoceros horn belt buckle, 17th Century

A rare rhinoceros horn belt buckle, 17th Century the rectangular plaque well carved with a dragon clambering amidst waves, its head and part of its body emerging from the waves around the central inlay, now missing. length 2 1/2 in., 6.4 cm. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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