Lot 13    

Jade Belt Buckle
1/27/2012 - Asian Art
Chinese. A two-piece belt buckle in the archaic style of pale celadon jade with brown and red highlights; two carved and pierced dragons on either side. Unmarked; lg. 4 in. (10.1 cm).

Provenance:  
Purchased 4/29/1972 from House of Jade, Honolulu, HI.
Estate of Richard C. Friedman, Shaker Heights, OH.


Condition:  
Adhered to frame. Hairlines throughout.

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