31 October 2001
AN ANTIQUE JADEITE AND PEARL BELT ORNAMENT
The jadeite hook suspending a line of pearls, spaced by a carved jadeite water caltrop, or lingjiao and a twin-fish medallion, terminating in a jadeite pendant carved as a gnarled bough of fruiting peaches, all carved from a highly translucent, brilliant emerald green jadeite material (restrung), 18th/19th century, 12.5 cm.
Jadeite hook 33.99 x 12.17 x 6.52 mm.
Jadeite lingjiao 18.82 x 10.34 x 5.25 mm.
Fish medallion diameter 23.67 mm.
Pendant 31.91 x 14.78 x 6.06 mm.
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