29 April 1997
A JADEITE AND DIAMOND BUTTERFLY BROOCH
The two intense green tapering ovoid jadeite plaques, carved with bats, peaches and coin motifs, within baguette and circular-cut diamond borders, to form the wings of a butterfly, joined by a pavé-set diamond head and thorax, with diamond-set eyes and antennae, one plaque slightly chipped
Brooch width 7.93 cm.
Jadeite plaques 37.5 x 21.9 x 1.8 and 38.0 x 21.9 x 1.8 mm.
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