Turquoise-inlaid dragon-head shaped belt hook

The Warring States Period
Length: 25.4 cm, Width: 2.8 cm
Collected in the Capital Museum

This gilded belt hook tapers into a dragon head-shaped end with a round knob. It is adorned with a geometric pattern inlaid with turquoise. Its large size makes it a rarity and a perfect example for studying the gilding and inlay technology.