15 April 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,375
GBP 3,500 - GBP 4,500
A JADEITE AND DIAMOND RING
Of vertical panel design, the central rectangular jade plaque with baguette diamond "T" shaped terminals and brilliant-cut diamond borders, to baguette diamond single stone shoulders, with pierced gallery, first half of the 20th century
The ring is accompanied by report No. 984624 dated 19th November 2007 from The Precious Stone Laboratory, London, stating that as far as the mount allowed, the stone measuring approximately 16.4x9.4x2.8 mm. is found to be natural jadite jade with no evidence of artificial staining or impregnation was detected.
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