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1858

Pair of Imperial Green Jadeite Earrings | 天然「帝王綠」翡翠耳環一對

Reserves

Estimate:

3,800,000

to
- 5,000,000 HKD

Pair of Imperial Green Jadeite Earrings | 天然「帝王綠」翡翠耳環一對

Pair of Imperial Green Jadeite Earrings | 天然「帝王綠」翡翠耳環一對

Estimate:

3,800,000

to
- 5,000,000 HKD

Lot sold:

4,410,000

HKD

Pair of Imperial Green Jadeite Earrings

天然「帝王綠」翡翠耳環一對


Each set with a jadeite double cabochon.

  • Jadeite weighing 21.28 and 20.88 carats, approximately 18.80 x 15.30 x 9.68mm and 18.93 x 15.35 x 10.29mm
  • 18 karat white gold
  • Hong Kong Jade and Stone Laboratory certificate no. KJ 102408 and KJ 102409, stating that the jadeite are natural, known in the trade as "A Jade"
  • SSEF report no. 116051, stating that the jadeite are with no indications of impregnation and may be called "jadeite-jade (Fei Cui) type A" in the trade, the colour may also be called "imperial green" in the trade
  • Post and butterfly fittings

Overall in very good condition. Butterfly fittings stamped Au750 for 18 karat white gold. Jadeite double cabochons of bright emerald green colour and very good translucency, with some clouds, not noticeable under normal lighting. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade and Stone Laboratory certificate no. KJ 102408 and KJ 102409, dated 8 January 2021, stating that the jadeite are natural, known in the trade as "A Jade". Further accompanied by SSEF report no. 116051, dated 3 February 2021, stating that the jadeite are with no indications of impregnation and may be called "jadeite-jade (Fei Cui) type A" in the trade, the colour may also be called "imperial green" in the trade. Please refer to the certificate and the report for further details.


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