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A RARE LARGE GILT-BRONZE GARMENT HOOK

Item noM1611

Relief of ferocious dragon with jaws wide open attacking a phoenix bird. The arched shaft terminating at one end in a dragon head. Hook overlaid with silver and gold inlay openwork decorations. Green encrustation.
• Chinese; Eastern Zhou Dynasty (Warring State) 770-256 B.C.
L: 21.5cm (8.5”) x W: 8.5cm (3 ¼”)
#M1611