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    Sale 11928

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art part II

    17 - 18 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1704

    A PINK TOURMALINE PEACH-FORM PENDANT

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PINK TOURMALINE PEACH-FORM PENDANT
    19TH CENTURY
    The flattened pendant is carved as a large peach borne on a leafy branch bearing smaller peaches, with bats carved on each side. The pendant is pierced at the top and strung with seed pearls and a small emerald-green jadeite double peach-form bead.
    1 5/8 in. (4.3 cm.) long


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    Compare the pink tourmaline pendant similarly strung with seed pearls and a small jade bead carved as two peaches sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 26 November 2014, lot 3363.

    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).