Belt Hook


Location: On Display in the Asia Galleries

From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 83-21-1
Current Location Asia Galleries - On Display
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Period Ming Dynasty
Date Made Ming Dynasty
Section Asian
Materials Iron | Gold | Silver
Technique Inlaid | Cast
Iconography Feng Huang | Phoenix
Inscription Language Chinese Language

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.

Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bull, 1983

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