Asian Art Auction

December 02, 2013

LOT 222
Pale Celadon Jade Belthook, 18th/19th Century
  • Pale Celadon Jade Belthook, 18th/19th Century
  • Pale Celadon Jade Belthook, 18th/19th Century

222

Pale Celadon Jade Belthook, 18th/19th Century

The hook carved in high relief as a ferocious dragon head and extending towards the smooth, curving handle. Wood stand
length 3.5" — 8.8 cm.

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $900
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

Provenance:

Chinese Jade Carvings from the Estate of Dean S. M. Field (Lots 220-225)
Dean Fields (1917-2001) initially worked for the H. Forth Gem Lab before becoming the head gem buyer for the T. Eaton Co., for which he traveled to China numerous times in the late 1950’s. Afterwards, he was one of the founders of the Canadian Gemological Association and opened up the Real & Rare Gallery on Yonge Street in Toronto.

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Jade