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‘Fortunate Longevity' An Extraordinary 'Imperial Green' Carved Jadeite Pendant |「翠玉福壽雙全珮」缅甸天然「帝王綠」色翡翠「佛手」掛墜

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‘Fortunate Longevity' An Extraordinary 'Imperial Green' Carved Jadeite Pendant |「翠玉福壽雙全珮」缅甸天然「帝王綠」色翡翠「佛手」掛墜

‘Fortunate Longevity' An Extraordinary 'Imperial Green' Carved Jadeite Pendant |「翠玉福壽雙全珮」缅甸天然「帝王綠」色翡翠「佛手」掛墜

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‘Fortunate Longevity' An Extraordinary Carved Jadeite Pendant

[翠玉福壽雙全珮] 缅甸天然「帝王綠」色翡翠「佛手」掛墜


The glassy jadeite weighing approximately 188.00 carats, of vivid emerald green colour and very good translucency, meticulously carved as a finger citron with two bats, symbolising longevity and good fortune, to a black cord.


Jadeite approximately 54.76 x 33.50 x 15.45mm.


Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate no. KJ 103256, dated 6 September 2021, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade". Also accompanied by Gübelin report and appendix no. 21081246, dated 30 August 2021, stating that the jadeite is with no indications of treatment and, may be called "Type A" in the trade.  Gübelin Appendix further stating that ''... the most sought after colour is a deep, emerald green colour referred to as "imperial green"...The colour, size and texture are striking in the impressive jadeite described in the above mentioned Gübelin Gem Lab report... displays an evenly distributed green colour, combined with the size and fine texture, making it a piece of outstanding beauty and importance'.   

Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate no. KJ 103256, dated 6 September 2021, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade". Also accompanied by Gübelin report and appendix no. 21081246, dated 30 August 2021, stating that the jadeite is with no indications of treatment and, may be called "Type A" in the trade. Gübelin Appendix further stating that ''... the most sought after colour is a deep, emerald green colour referred to as "imperial green"...The colour, size and texture are striking in the impressive jadeite described in the above mentioned Gübelin Gem Lab report...displays an evenly distributed green colour, combined with the size and fine texture, making it a piece of outstanding beauty and importance'. Please refer to the certificate, report and appendix for further details. An extremely important work and best example from master jadeite carver Huang, the glassy jadeite 'finger citron' weighing approximately 188.00 carats, under strong illumination, there are fine clouds and some specks which are commonly seen in fine quality natural jadeite, of even vivid emerald green colour and very good translucency,. Overall in very good condition.


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