• Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2736

    Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2241


    Price Realised  


    Suspending a glassy jadeite carving with rich emerald green colour, depicting a monkey sitting on a peach, symbolising 'holy monkey delivers longevity', to the detachable neckchain, mounted in 18k white gold, carving approximately 50.72 x 36.78 x 9.97 mm, necklace 50.5 cm long
    Accompanied by report no. KJ43912 dated 14 August 2009 from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the carving is natural jadeite and no polymer is detected

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    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).