Sunday, June 25th 2017 @ 7:01pm EDT
An antique Chinese brass belt buckle. This piece features three interlocked circles with an intricate dragon motif and a slide closure. On one of the loops on the verso of the larger piece has an incised mark reading “zhang he” (長和) and museum inventory numbers on the reverse of each piece. 1938.0030a & b.
Collected in the late 19th and early 20th century and donated to a Private Midwestern Institution in 1938
Sold to enhance and preserve the Institution’s mission-relevant Collections
- wear consistent with age.
2.75" W x 1.5" H x 1.0" D