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    Sale 2717

    Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale

    26 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1598

    A GROUP OF JADEITE CARVINGS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF JADEITE CARVINGS
    Comprising six monkeys, two peaches and bunches of banana carved from multi-coloured jadeite of opaque to very good translucency, representing the rebus 'holy monkeys donate longevity', to the wooden stand (not illustrated), largest carving approximately 24.74 x 26.44 x 23.22 mm
    Accompanied by report nos. KJ42065 and KJ42066 dated 30 March 2009 from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the carvings are natural jadeite and no polymer is detected (12)


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    US$8,800-12,000

    Special Notice

    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).