Three gilt-bronze sectional belt clasps, 19th century. Estimate £800 – 1,200 (1,100 – 1,600). Photo Bonhams.
One with rectangular panels cast in relief with scenes of figures on terraces, with dragon head hook; one inset with a variety of hardstones, cast in relief with bats amongst clouds scrolls; the third with a sliding section, cast with three panels of Buddhist lions playing with brocade balls. The largest 13.7cm (5.3/8in) long. (3).
Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 25 Feb 2015 10:30 GMT – LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE