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Bi-coloured icy jadeite pendant. Estimate HK$4,200,000 – 5,200,000 (US$540,000 – 666,000). Photo Tiancheng International

The highly translucent jadeite of soft apple green tone, suffused with bright green patches, carved as a huaigu atop with a toad holding a peach, accompanied by an adjustable brown cord, to a brilliant-cut diamond-set hoop and rondelles, mounted in 18 karat pink gold.

Huaigu measuring approximately 51.73 x 36.87 x 17.29mm.

Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory report numbered KJ87216, dated 22 August 2014, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as ‘A Jade’.

Tiancheng International. HONG KONG AUTUMN AUCTION. Jewellery and Jadeite. 7 Dec · 1 pm