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Thursday, 6 February 2014

A Fine Segmented Garment Hook of Greenish Jade with Rust Infusions



Compiled from Arts of Asia March - April 1993


A Fine Segmented Garment Hook of Greenish Jade with Rust Infusions

The three segments each elaborately carved, the end piece carved with the face of a tiger, the top piece with the head of a dragon and the central piece with the body and claws of the dragon intertwining with those of the tiger.

Overall size: 15.5 cm long and 3.5 cm wide at the widest point

Warring States Period 




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