Belt buckle (daishou) in the form of an endless knot, longevity symbols, and bats

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Medium
Jade
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 8.5 x 4.5 x 1.4 cm (3 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.4592
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Garment hook

Keywords
bat, carving, China, Paul Singer collection, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum