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    Sale 2267

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 471


    Price Realised  

    Comprising a small emerald-green and icy-white pendant carved as three plump silk worms wriggling on a mulberry leaf; a translucent mottled green carving of a praying mantis suspended from a fine chain link; and a double gourd-shaped hinged pendant carved with fish, the stone semi-translucent and of mottled green color
    1 5/8, 2 7/16 and 2½ in. (4.1, 6.1 and 6.3 cm.) long respectively (3)

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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).