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Chinese, Japanese & South East Asian Art : Live online only auction(#1009) 11/11/2020 10:00 AM GMT This Auction has ended

Lot 45 of 708: A Chinese gilt-bronze belt hook, Eastern Zhou, finely cast to the broad end with a cicada flanked by wing motifs above a bat with outspread wings devouring the former, the tapered shaft terminating with a dragon's head, 11cm long Provenance: Ben Janssens Oriental Art, London, 27 November 2003. Note: Ancient Chinese belt or garment hooks originate from Central Asian nomads from as early as the Warring States period. The equestrian tradition in this region was tightly related to wearing belted

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Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Chinese, Japanese & South East Asian Art : Live online only auction(#1009)  11/11/2020 10:00 AM GMT  This Auction has ended