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White jade belt hook with Qi dragon

White jade belt hook with Qi dragon

Art of jade carving has a long history in Chinese traditional. People believed in the power of jadeware to increase lonevity and would have a smoothing effect on the person when it’s worn. This 19th Century belt hook is masterfully carved in the classic Han tradition from an extremely translucent white jade. Beautiful and elegant.
Size is 5″ x 1″

 

ValueUS $2,650
Item #:2DECR35
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