• Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2736

    Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2302


    Price Realised  

    Comprising two matching jadeite plaques of pale lavender colour suffused with bright green section and good translucency, carved as six fish swimming underneath the lotus leaves, representing the rebus 'may you have surplus year after year', on the reverse side carved as a pair of mandarin ducks symbolising 'a long harmonious marriage', to the wooden stand, plaques approximately 8.4 x 8.0 x 1.8 and 7.7 x 8.0 x 1.7 cm
    Accompanied by report no. KJ44083 dated 24 August 2009 from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the plaque is natural jadeite and no polymer is detected (2)

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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).

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