A pair of natural pearl, diamond and jadeite ear pendants. Price Realized HK$2,060,000 ($266,624). Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2012
Each set with four white natural pearls measuring from 8.6 x 10.2 to 9.9 – 10.0 x 12.4 mm, the oval-shaped natural pearl surmount suspending a line of graduated icy colourless jadeite hoops of high translucency, linked together by assembled triangular-shaped diamonds, terminating in a trio of drop and oval-shaped natural pearls, mounted in 18k white gold, 9.1 cm long. Estimate HK$1,600,000 – HK$2,500,000 ($210,000 – $320,000)
Accompanied by report no. 53868 dated 25 May 2009 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the analysed properties confirm the authenticity of these eight saltwater natural pearls (2)
CHRISTIE’S. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 29 May 2012, Convention Hall.