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Chinese jade belt hook and ruyi head silver mirror

Chinese jade belt hook and ruyi head silver mirror


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Hardstones: Pre 1910: Item # 1113479

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A Chinese mirror mounted with a jade ruyi head on the back and a belt hook as a handle.The former is finely carved with precious objects; the canopy, fish, vase of flowers, lotus and endless knot, the handle shows a dragon with lingzhi facing the chilong. The mount is gilt silver and stamped "silver", the stones are of translucent pale celadon /grey colour. Good even colours.Age: the stone : 19C., the mount: early 20C. size: overall length: 7 1/2 inches ( 18cm). the handle length: 4 inches( 10cm). condition: very good, no breaks, no restoration, the grey spot on the edge of the back panel is not an inclusion in the stone but residual cleaner from the metal.