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    Sale 2628

    Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale

    2 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2940


    Price Realised  


    Designed as a very fine-carved three-coloured jadeite chinese cabbage of highly translucent colourless material with bright green, russet and pale lavender sections, with a mantis, grasshopper, beetle and a carrot, representing the rebuses 'good fortune, prosperity and longevity' ( ) and 'always lucky' ( ), to the wooden stand, cabbage approximately 136.70 x 72.43 x 57.15 mm
    With certificate KJ38050 dated 4 September 2008 from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the carving is natural jadeite and no polymer is detected

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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).