Chinese collection

Item LL 9508

Accession no: LL 9508
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Belt hook
Materials: Jade
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: L. 9.6 cm

Description: Belt hook in pale green jade. Carved with the head of a dragon and small archaic dragons in full relief.

Provenance
Jeffery Whitehead Collection; his sale, Christie's, 11 August, 1915, lot 746; purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £5.10s (for the whole lot); by whom gifted the Lady Lever Art gallery, 1922.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 788.