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PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

AN AMBER AND JADEITE COURT NECKLACE (CHAO ZHU)
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
JUMP TO LOT
1440

PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

AN AMBER AND JADEITE COURT NECKLACE (CHAO ZHU)
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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AN AMBER AND JADEITE COURT NECKLACE (CHAO ZHU)
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
the 108 amber beads divided by four pale green jadeite fotou (Buddha heads), the fotou at the back connected to a gourd-shaped fotouta (Buddha head stupa), supporting a silk cord tassel intersected by a flattened rectangular jadeite pendant, terminating to a filigree-mounted jadeite tear-shaped bead, enhanced by three jinnian strands each strung with ten coral beads, wood and glass display frame (2)
Length 53 in., 134.6 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Aileen Aderton (1904-2005), Maryland, and thence by descent.

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