29 October 2002,
Price realised HKD 23,900
HKD 20,000 - HKD 30,000
AN IMITATION YELLOW JADEITE, DIAMOND AND CULTURED PEARL PENDENT NECKLACE
The glassy pendant with patches of bright honey-yellow, well carved as a budding magnolia flower with lingzhi sprigs and a squirrel clambering up one side, to the yellow diamond-set bail and collet surmount, suspended from a pearl neckchain terminating in highly translucent mint green jadeite cabochon with a circular-cut yellow diamond surround, 80.0 cm.
Pendant 44.12 x 24.64 x 17.57 mm.
The yellow diamonds have not been tested for natural colour origin
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Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
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