Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Antique Chinese carved jade belt hook. Topped with pierced chimera, carved dragon's head over the hook, and archaic scrolls. These belt hooks symbolized the wearer's elite social status as the means of obtaining them was not accessible to those of a lower class.

Warring States period (475–221 B.C.)

Dimensions: 3 3/4" x 1 1/4" x 1"
item #1402084