AN AMBER AND JADEITE COURT NECKLACE (CHAO ZHU) QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
8,000 - 12,000 USD
bidding is closed
- coral, jadeite, amber
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)
Collection of Aileen Aderton (1904-2005), Maryland, and thence by descent.