A magnificent pair of jadeite and diamond ear studs. Estimate: HK$20,000,000 – HK$30,000,000 ($2,591,736 – $3,887,604). Photo: Christie’s Images Ltd 2014.
Each set with a thick high-domed jadeite cabochon of very even brilliant emerald green colour and high translucency, to the brilliant-cut diamond gallery, the back enhanced by diamond-set scrolls, mounted in 18k white gold, cabochons approximately 26.41 x 21.81 x 11.08 and 26.40 x 21.92 x 11.61 mm
Accompanied by report No. KJ87412 and KJ87415 dated 3 september 2014 from Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the cabochons are natural jadeite and no polymer is detected (2)
CHRISTIE’S. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 25 November 2014, Convention Hall