Antique Chinese Jade Carving
Chilong Dragons 螭龍
Archaic Belt Buckle 腰带钩
Origin: China. Circa: 19th Century
Weight: 171 grams, Condition: Excellent!
H 1.75 in. (4.5cm), W 5 in. (12.5cm), D 1 in. (2.5cm)
A semi-translucent nephrite jade belt buckle, well carved with two coiling chilong dragons crouching in opposition above the turbulent waves on two hooked jade domes, the senescent jade buckle is of a light celadon green with a sprinkling of russet inclusions, a mellow aged patina, and an unctuous usage sheen, carved in the round and robust in an archaic form with great charms.
Estimated Value $1400
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