• Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2736

    Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2316


    Price Realised  


    Designed as a butterfly, the forewings set with two pear-shaped jadeite cabochons of vivid emerald green colour and high translucency, to the pear-shaped diamond hindwings and marquise-cut diamond body, enhanced by pavé-set diamond details, to the diamond half-hoop, mounted in 18k white gold, cabochons approximately 16.64 x 8.52 x 4.11 and 16.26 x 8.29 x 3.78 mm, ring size 6¼
    Accompanied by report no. KJ44090 dated 24 August 2009 from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the cabochon 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).