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Bronze Dragon Belt Buckle

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
484
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Bronze Dragon Belt Buckle, China, Warring States period style, with a chilong head hook, the curved body decorated with an archaic design inlaid in silver and gold, ht. 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

rusting with applied verdigris on base, loss of gilt details of silver and gold, a crust of rust near tail.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Belt buckle, Buckle, Chi, Chinese mythology, Inlay, Manufacturing, Metalworking, Visual arts, Warring States, Woodworking

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