31 October 2001
A CHARMING JADEITE AND DIAMOND BAMBOO BROOCH
Designed as sections of bamboo issuing leaves, representing the rebus jiejie gaosheng, promotion at every stage, set with navette- and vari-shaped jadeite cabochons of glass-like translucency and brilliant emerald green colour, enhanced by an 18K white gold bamboo stalk with pear-shaped diamond terminals
Largest cabochon 10.72 x 4.07 x 3.31 mm.
Jadeite tested 4 October 2001, no. A8995, no polymer is detected.
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru