A CHINESE GLASS BELT HOOK

A CHINESE GLASS BELT HOOK of archaistic form carved as a chilong with protruding eyes, the upper section of the stone of good apple green colour, the lower part white, Qianlong, 3.75", retaining the base of the original silk-lined case.

Provenance: The Summer Palace.
Captain James Gunter of the Kings Dragoon Guards

A CHINESE GLASS BELT HOOK of archaistic form carved as a chilong with protruding eyes, the upper section of the stone of good apple green colour, the lower part white, Qianlong, 3.75″, retaining the base of the original silk-lined case.

Provenance: The Summer Palace.
Captain James Gunter of the Kings Dragoon Guards

A CHINESE GLASS BELT HOOK of archaistic form carved as a chilong with protruding eyes, the upper section of the stone of good apple green colour, the lower part white, Qianlong, 3.75″, retaining the base of the original silk-lined case.

Provenance: The Summer Palace.
Captain James Gunter of the Kings Dragoon Guards, who was in command of “G” Troop in China in 1860 and thence by descent.

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