Asian Art Auction

December 02, 2013

LOT 223
Mounted Pale Celadon Jade Belthook, 19th Century
  • Mounted Pale Celadon Jade Belthook, 19th Century
  • Mounted Pale Celadon Jade Belthook, 19th Century
  • Mounted Pale Celadon Jade Belthook, 19th Century

223

Mounted Pale Celadon Jade Belthook, 19th Century

Of typical form with a sinuous dragon climbing along the shaft and the hook rendered as a ferocious dragon head
length 3.5" — 9 cm.

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $780
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