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    Sale 2628

    Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale

    2 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2938

    A GROUP OF JADEITE CARVINGS

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    A GROUP OF JADEITE CARVINGS
    Comprising five types of very well-carved jadeite seeds; eight peanuts carved in opaque pale yellow material; fourteen cashew nuts and two walnuts carved from opaque brownish yellow jadeite; two lotus seeds carved in translucent icy yellowish material; four dates carved from opaque intense russet jadeite; representing the rebus 'have a plentiful harvest and continual birth of children' ( ), on a quartz plate, to the wooden stand, largest abalone approximately 37.25 x 33.22 x 24.96 mm
    With certificate KJ38560(1-5) dated 25 September 2008 from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the carvings are natural jadeite and no polymer is detected (31)


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    US$8,000-12,000

    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).