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Belt Hook

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Object Number:83-21-1
Current Location: Asia Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty
Date Made: Ming Dynasty
Early Date: 1368
Late Date: 1644
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Gold
Silver
Technique:Inlaid
Cast
Iconography:Feng Huang
Phoenix
Inscription Language:Chinese Language
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bull, 1983

Description

Iron belt hook in the form of a feng huang or phoenix with silver and gold inlay. A gold, inlaid inscription in archaic style characters on the button indicates the name of the shop commissioned to make the piece.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Recent Acquisitions 1983 (12 Mar 1984) View Objects in Exhibition
Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001 - 05 Feb 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
The Bull Collection (16 Oct 1997 - 08 Dec 1997) View Objects in Exhibition

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