13 November 2015,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A PALE GREEN JADEITE CIRCULAR 'DRAGON' PENDANT
The pendant is carved and pierced with a dragon chasing the flaming pearl amidst cloud scrolls and waves. The stone is of a pale green and white tone with tiny areas of russet inclusions.
2 1/8 in. (5.3 cm.) diam.
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