Lot 1506
  • 1506

Jadeite, Diamond and Enamel 'Flower' Brooch

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 HKD
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Description

  • Jadeite, Enamel, Diamond, Gold
  • Cabochon approximately 16.29 x 13.36 x 6.57mm.
Centring on an oval jadeite cabochon of translucent material and emerald green colour, the petals applied with blue and green enamel, decorated by circular-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 1.50 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold.

Condition

Colour and Clarity: According to the jadeite jade testing certificate, the jadeite cabochon is natural, Type A Jadeite Jade. Please refer to the certificate for details. In our opinion, the jadeite cabochon is translucent, of medium green colour. Under illumination, there are white cloud inclusions, not noticeable in normal lighting. The diamonds are about F to G colours, VS to SI clarity. Condition: This brooch is offered without reserve. Enamel is in good condition, with minor surface abrasions or pits under loupe check, but not seen to naked eyes. Signs of normal wear to the mount, overall in very good condition. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that jadeite and rubies of Burmese origin and articles of jewellery containing jadeite or rubies of Burmese origin all less than 100 years old may not be imported into the US. The purchaser's inability to import any item into the U.S. or any other country as a result of these or other restrictions shall not justify cancellation or rescission of the sale or any delay in payment. Please check with the specialist department if you are uncertain as to whether a lot is subject to these import restrictions, or any other restrictions on importation or exportation.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. Illustrations in the catalogue may not be actual size. Prospective purchasers are reminded that, unless the catalogue description specifically states that a stone is natural, we have assumed that some form of treatment may have been used and that such treatment may not be permanent. Our presale estimates reflect this assumption.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate numbered SJ 121378, dated 31 August 2015, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as “A Jade”.
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