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    Sale 2393

    Magnificent Jewellery & Jadeite Jewellery

    28 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2258

    AN AMETRINE AND 18K GOLD TABLE ORNAMENT, BY WALLACE CHAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AMETRINE AND 18K GOLD TABLE ORNAMENT, BY WALLACE CHAN

    Set with a very finely carved fancy-shaped ametrine quartz, depicting a gentleman and lady in profile, to the polished gold wireworked stand and carved obsidian base, 11.5 cm high

    Signed Wallace Chan


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    US$10,000-15,000

    Post Lot Text

    Ametrine is a variety of quartz that contains both amethyst and citrine sectors in the same crystal. It has amethyst and citrine colours and is also known under the name of amethyst-citrine, citrine-amethyst.