Lot 16    

Chinese Jade Garment Hook
1/27/2012 - Asian Art
Chinese. An apple green and white jade girdle clasp with a carved dragon head and chilong. Unmarked; lg. 3.25 in. (8 cm.)

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


Condition:  


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