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A pair of beautifully silver inlaid bronze belt hooks, Warring States to Han Dynasty, c. 3rd - 2nd Century BC, each long and slender with upward curve, the hooks at the end with terminal in the form of a duck's head. The upper portion of each hook is wonderfully decorated with inlaid silver in geometric and floral patterns, the bright silver contrasting wonderfully with the brown patina. Both about 6 in (15.2 cm) in length and amazing examples of ancient Chinese metalwork. Ex Southern California estate, acquired mid-20th Century.


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A pair of beautifully silver inlaid bronze belt hooks

Estimate $1,200 - $1,400Mar 26, 2017