A JADEITE ROSARY
consisting of eighteen oval-shaped beads in rich-green tones, separated by a larger quartz bead, and another carved in the shape of a double-gourd suspending a tassel formed with further semi-precious stones carved in various shapes
Length 25 cm, 9⅞ in.
This rosary is in good condition. The jadeite beads have not been tested to see if the colour is original.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."