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Two Nephrite Jade Belt Buckles

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
133
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Two Nephrite Jade Belt Buckles, China, a plain chilong-head buckle with an oval chape on the underside, lg. 4 3/8; and a two-part buckle with a chilong-head hook and a rectangular loop, the square faces decorated with tied knot openwork designs with two round chapes underside, both carved from pale celadon stone with white inclusions, lg. 5 1/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

irregularity to polishing to both, surface dirt to two-part belt.


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

Jade Belt, Belt buckle, Buckle, Celadon, Chape, Chi, Hardstone carving, Jade, Loop, Metalworking, Nephrite, Openwork, China

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