~ Chinese Qing Dynasty Nephrite Jade Laughing Buddah Belt Buckle ~
The piece is modelled on the head of the Chinese monk ‘Budai’ or ‘Laughing Buddah’ as he is more commonly referred to.
It is of a translucent grey/green nephrite jade and features a belt clasp to reverse.
It dates from the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) or earlier.
~ Dimensions ~
The piece measures 5 cm (2 inches) by 4 cm (1 ½ inches).
It weighs 45 g.
~ Condition ~
The piece is in very nice condition with no damage.