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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 756

    A CORAL MANDARIN'S COURT NECKLACE, CHAOZHU

    19TH CENTURY

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    A CORAL MANDARIN'S COURT NECKLACE, CHAOZHU
    19TH CENTURY
    The necklace is composed of 108 coral beads divided by four larger jadeite beads, jiezhu, 'connecting beads'. The central jiezhu has a woven yellow ribbon leading to the beiyun, 'back cloud' which is weighed down by a jadeite bead. There are three secondary pendants formed of 10 beads.


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.