12 May 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A MOTTLED SEMI-TRANSLUCENT JADE RING
NORTHWEST CHINA, 2ND - 1ST MILLENIUM BC
The stone of pale buff colour with areas of darker brown and opaque milky russet colour at the edges, with satiny polish
4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam.
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