A DEEP CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'DRAGON' BELT HOOK, QING
China, 19th century. The pierced top is carved with flowers and scroll motifs, while the hook is carved in the form of a dragon head. The nephrite jade is of a deep celadon color with ochre-russet shadings around the hook and the lower portion of the top.
Condition: Excellent condition with minor wear and very little chipping.
Provenance: French private collection.
Weight: 24.9 g.
Dimensions: Length 8.2 cm.