A tourmaline and jadeite inlaid gilt-bronze belt-buckle, Maximize

A tourmaline and jadeite inlaid gilt-bronze belt-buckle,

Jade néphrite
China
18th century
Qing
Height : 5,5 cm ; Width : 5 cm ; Depht : 5 cm
French private Collection

The gilt-bronze belt-buckle with a slighlty round elongated shape, the ends in a shape of ruyi head. The centre inlaid with an important tourmaline cabochon surrounded by two jadeite cabochons. The entirety in an engraved gilt bronze setting and the back adorns with engraved floral scrolls.