Asian Art Auction

June 09 - 14, 2018

LOT 432

Lot 432

A White Jade Belthook, Ming Dynasty

A White Jade Belthook, Ming Dynasty
Lot 432 Details
A White Jade Belthook, Ming Dynasty

明 白玉雕螭龍紋帶鉤

Carved with a dragon's head looking at a chilong clambering up the surface side, with cloudy patches of yellow tinged inclusions
length 3.5 in — 8.9 cm

Estimate $1,200-$1,500

Realised: $3,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?


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LOT 432

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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