30 April 2001
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN UNUSUAL COLOURLESS JADEITE, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND PENDANT/BROOCH
The colourless jadeite well carved as two lotus flowers with pink diamond cluster centre, to the intertwined gnarled vine extending green enamel and pavé-set diamond leaves, further suspending coloured diamond and diamond-set lotus pods, mounted in 18K pink, white and yellow gold, 10.2 cm.
Jadeite flowers 42.95 x 25.11 x 13.88 and 33.66 x 22.27 x 7.85 mm.
The coloured diamonds have not been tested for natural colour origin
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