A Chinese jade belt buckle plaque
A Chinese jade belt buckle plaque. Probably Ming Dynasty. Carved as a pebble of plain, oval form and smoothly polished with a clip and pierced vertical band to the reverse, the stone of translucent white and russet brown tone. 3.2 in (8.1 cm) length. For similar examples see Christie's Hong Kong Sale catalogue: The Gerald Godfrey private collection of Fine Chinese Jades, 30th October 1995.
Auction Date: May 2013