Carved Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Hook circa 1880 to 1900

Carved_Nephrite_Jade_Dragon_Belt_Hook_circa_1880_to_1900_01_oi Carved Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Hook circa 1880 to 1900
Carved Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Hook circa 1880 to 1900
Carved Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Hook circa 1880 to 1900
Carved Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Hook circa 1880 to 1900
Carved Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Hook circa 1880 to 1900
Carved Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Hook circa 1880 to 1900

Carved Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Hook circa 1880 to 1900
Carved Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Hook circa 1880 to 1900. My grandmother grew up in China and used a letter opener throughout her life that had this jade dragon as its handle. I removed the bronze blade after the bronze wore out, then had the handle examined remotely by an appraiser. He wrote, Judging by the images, the belt hook dates to the late 19th C. And is of good quality carving and carved from a good grade of jade. It has four small holes in the back where it attached to the letter opener. The piece is 3 inches (7.5 cm) long, 5/8th inches (1.5 cm) wide, and 3/4 inch (1.5 cm) tall when resting on its back. The item “Carved Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Hook circa 1880 to 1900″ is in sale since Thursday, July 30, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Figurines & Statues”. The seller is “aagkp” and is located in Seattle, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Region of Origin: China
  • Age: 1850-1899
  • Primary Material: Jade
  • Theme: Dragon
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Features: Handcarved
  • Color: White
  • Height: 3in. (7.5cm)
  • Chinese Dynasty: Qing (1644-1911)

Carved Nephrite Jade Dragon Belt Hook circa 1880 to 1900