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Belt clasp

Museum number:
9-21334
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Alternate number:
IV-4 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.4697
Object count:
1
Description:
Ivory belt clasp. Dragon straining for the pearl of perfection; in high relief on raised platform over 5 x 3 cm platform with notched corners and a border of long loops. Notch for closing dovetail in back.
Donor:
Ilse Martin Fang
Collection place:
Guangzhou, Guangdong province, Southern China
Verbatim coll. place:
Manchu (Qing) Dynasty. 1644-1911 Purchased in Canton China, 1933.
Culture or time period:
Manchu people and Qing dynasty (1644–1912 AD)
Collector:
Ilse Martin Fang
Collection date:
1933
Materials:
Ivory (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.0 Use not specified (Secular Dress and Accoutrements, and Adornment)
Production date:
Manchu (Qing) Dynasty
Accession date:
December 15, 1998
Department:
Asia (except western Russia)
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