Lot 0389

Chinese Song Gilt Belt Fastener

Song Dynasty, 960-1127 AD. A parcel-gilt bronze belt fastener formed as a curved rectangular panel with stud to the reverse, applied gilt and turquoise detailing, animal-mask to the shoulder extending to the fastening hook with returned dragon-head finial. 564 grams, 23cm (9"). Property of a North West London gallery; formerly in a 1980s... more