A set of jadeite and diamond jewellery. Price Realized: HK$4,840,000 ($626,800). Photo: Christie’s Images Ltd 2014.
Comprising a pendant, set with a carved jadeite peapod of brilliant emerald green colour and very good translucency, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, surmounted by a brilliant-cut diamond within a similarly-cut diamond border; and a pair of ear pendants en suite, mounted in 18k white gold, largest peapod approximately 42.5 x 16.5 x 6.4 mm, pendant 5.4 cm long, ear pendants 5.3 cm long. Estimate: HK$4,000,000 – HK$6,000,000 ($518,243 – $777,364)
Accompanied by two reports nos. EXKJ3366 and EXKJ3367 dated 20 September 2014 from Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the plaques are natural jadeite and no polymer is detected (3)
CHRISTIE’S. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 25 November 2014, Convention Hall