13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A JADEITE MANDARIN'S COURT NECKLACE, CHAOZHU
The necklace is composed of 108 jadeite beads divided by three hardstone beads, jiezhu, 'connecting beads'. A yellow woven ribbon leads to the beiyun, 'back cloud' which is weighed down by a pendant with a gilt metal mount. There are three secondary pendants formed of 10 turquoise beads.
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