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Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite Auction Oct 6th Hong Kong

Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite Auction Oct 6th Hong Kong

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Published by Robyn Hawk
Just a few of my favorite things from this auction book!
My blog post: http://dailyjewel.blogspot.com/2010/09/magnificent-jewels-jadeite-at-sothebys.html

The complete catalog: http://bit.ly/9lgQpy
Just a few of my favorite things from this auction book!
My blog post: http://dailyjewel.blogspot.com/2010/09/magnificent-jewels-jadeite-at-sothebys.html

The complete catalog: http://bit.ly/9lgQpy

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Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1609

ANOTHER PROPERTY ROCK CRYSTAL AND DIAMOND 'FROG' BROOCH, VHERNIER
Modelled as a carved rock crystal frog, the web feet embellished by brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, signed.

ESTIMATE

40,000 - 50,000 HKD

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1610

ANOTHER PROPERTY NATURAL CLAM PEARL NECKLACE
The necklace set to the front with cascading fringes of natural clam pearls, each fringe terminated by a drop-shaped clam pearl, supported from a mesh choker composed of clam pearls, the clam pearls measuring approximately 3.20 to 2.60mm, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, length approximately 560mm.

ESTIMATE 70,000 - 85,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by SSEF report numbered 48904, dated 22 June 2007, stating that the four hundred and twentythree pearls are natural, of Light Brown to Dark Brown colour, non-nacreous saltwater natural pearls, also known as clam-pearls in the trade.

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1612

ANOTHER PROPERTY LAPIS LAZULI AND RED CHALCEDONY BANGLE, CIRCA 1940, CARTIER
The polished gold bangle decorated with three lapis lazuli and six red chalcedony rings, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, length approximately 180mm, signed and numbered 4310.

ESTIMATE 65,000 - 80,000 HKD

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1626

ANOTHER PROPERTY GREY JADEITE AND DIAMOND BANGLE AND PAIR OF IVORY AND BROWN DIAMOND BANGLES
The first bangle composed of grey jadeite, embellished by pear-shaped rose- and brilliant-cut diamonds, inner diameter, width and thickness approximately 57.06, 11.40 and 6.60mm respectively; and pair of ivory bangles, centring on a ring of brilliant-cut brown diamonds altogether weighing approximately 2.30 carats, inner diameter approximately 59.30mm; mounted in 18 karat white gold. (2)

ESTIMATE

60,000 - 100,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Potential bidders who intend to export this lot are advised that certain permits may be required for export. If you are interested in this lot, please contact the Jewellery Department before bidding.

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1640

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR YELLOW JADEITE 'TIGER' BANGLE
The circular band of rich honey tone suffused with orangy tone with splashes of black patches resembling tiger stripes, flattened on the inside and rounded on the outside. Inner diameter, width, thickness approximately 73.63 x 58.07 x 10.82mm.

ESTIMATE

60,000 - 90,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade &Stone Laboratory certificate numbered SJ14542, dated 2 August 2010, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1644

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR RED JADEITE BANGLE
The bangle of translucent orangy-red tone throughout with splashes of white and speckled red, flattened on the inside and rounded on the outside. Inner diameter, width and thickness approximately 74.69 x 58.01 x 17.50mm.

ESTIMATE

150,000 - 250,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade &Stone Laboratory certificate numbered SJ14543, dated 2 August 2010, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1650

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN LAVENDER JADEITE AND JADEITE BI-COLOURED BANGLE
The circular band of semi-translucent lavender jadeite, suffused to one side with patches of bright apple green colour. Inner diameter, width and thickness approximately 74.11 x 55.56 x 9.70mm.

ESTIMATE

80,000 - 130,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade &Stone Laboratory Limited certificate numbered KJ47073, dated 25 January 2010, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1655

ANOTHER PROPERTY ART DECO JADEITE PENDANT NECKLACE CIRCA. 1925
Of Art Deco design, the pendant composed of an emerald green jadeite of fine translucency, carved with bats and foliage, surrounded by a stylised chinoiserie border composed of onyx beads interspersed by brilliant-cut diamonds, suspending coral bead tassels surmounted by an onyx-set cap decorated with circular-cut diamonds, accompanied by a chain with onyx beads and seed pearls; mounted in platinum, length approximately 680mm. Plaque approximately 51.99 x 17.03 x 7.56mm.

ESTIMATE

160,000 - 200,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Potential bidders who intend to export this lot are advised that certain permits are required for export. if you are interested in this lot, please contact the Jewelry Department before bidding.

Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade &Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ51786, dated 3 August 2010, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1656

ANOTHER PROPERTY CARVED PINK TOURMALINE AND JADEITE BEAD PENDANT, QING DYNASTY, 1900
The translucent tourmaline of translucent rich pink colour, carved with lotus roots and pods on one side and lotus flowers and leaves on the reverse, suspended from a silk cord with seed pearls and a round green jadeite bead. Tourmaline and bead approximately 50.5 x 52.30 x 12.57mm and 12.86 x 12.65 x 10.05mm respectively.

ESTIMATE

90,000 - 120,000 HKD

PROVENANCE Sotheby's Hong Kong, 3 May 2000, lot 518.

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1790

ANOTHER PROPERTY FINE JADEITE BANGLE
The highly translucent jadeite bangle of apple-green colour, suffused with a section of vibrant emerald green tone. Inner diameter, width and thickness approximately 14.28 x 8.70 x 57.10mm.

ESTIMATE

5,800,000 - 6,800,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade &Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ50925, dated 30 June, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1791

ANOTHER PROPERTY PAIR OF JADEITE EAR STUDS
Each set with a highly translucent brilliant emerald green oval jadeite cabochon, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Cabochons approximately 13.61 x 11.33 x 5.25mm and 13.68 x 11.36 x 5.56mm.

ESTIMATE

1,300,000 - 1,500,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade &Stone Laboratory certificates numbered KJ50793 and KJ5095, dated 22 June 2010, stating that the jadeites are natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1792

ANOTHER PROPERTY VERY FINE JADEITE RING
Centring on a highly translucent emerald green oval jadeite cabochon, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Cabochon approximately 17.48 x 14.68 x 6.60mm. Ring size: 6¼

ESTIMATE

2,800,000 - 3,800,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade &Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ52092, dated 19 August 2010, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1841

ANOTHER PROPERTY JADEITE BANGLE
A translucent circular band of apple-green and celadon tone with splashes of emerald green colour. Inner diameter, width and thickness approximately 77.16 x 57.07 x 10.30mm respectively.

ESTIMATE

240,000 - 350,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade &Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ50977, dated 5 July 2010, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1847

ANOTHER PROPERTY PAIR OF JADEITE AND DIAMOND EARRINGS
Each set with a pear-shaped emerald green jadeite plaque of fine translucency, bordered and surmounted by brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat pink gold. Plaques approximately 33.15 x 22.43 x 1.08mm and 33.25 x 22.60 x 1.25mm.

ESTIMATE

70,000 - 90,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade &Stone Laboratory certificate, numbered KJ50992, dated 5 July 2010, stating that the jadeites are natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1851

ANOTHER PROPERTY ICY JADEITE, JADEITE AND DIAMOND BANGLE
The highly translucent icy jadeite band, decorated with foliage set with emerald green pear-shaped jadeite cabochons and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white gold, flattened on the inside and outside. Inner diameter, width and thickness approximately 57.08 x 15.23 x 7.32mm respectively.

ESTIMATE

180,000 - 230,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade &Stone Laboratory certificate numbered SJ14429, dated 29 July 2010, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1877

ANOTHER PROPERTY RUBELLITE, DIAMOND AND EMERALD PENDANT NECKLACE
Suspending to the front with a cabochon rubellite weighing approximately 107.85 carats, accented by brilliant-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 1.90 carats, accompanied by a black cord embellished by cabochon emeralds, mounted in 18 karat white and blackened gold, length approximately 680mm.

ESTIMATE 90,000 - 120,000 HKD

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1882

ANOTHER PROPERTY ROCK CRYSTAL AND DIAMOND BRACELET, ALETTO BROTHERS
Composed of circular facetted rock crystal links, each decorated by a ring of brilliant-cut diamonds, the diamonds together weighing approximately 3.50 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length approximately 170mm, signed and numbered 162810.

ESTIMATE 140,000 - 180,000 HKD

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1892

ANOTHER PROPERTY FANCY COLOURED SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND LONG CHAIN NECKLACE
Composed of cushion-shaped fancy sapphires of blue, pink and yellow hues together weighing approximately 123.58 carats, spaced by brilliant-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 3.80 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length approximately 1300mm.

ESTIMATE 100,000 - 150,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by AGL report numbered CS 42314, dated 28 May 2010, stating that the one hundred and fourteen fancy sapphires are natural, of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, with no gemological evidence of heat.

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1903

ANOTHER PROPERTY CONCH PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE
The double strand necklace composed of thirty-four conch pearls measuring approximately 5.83 x 4.80 x 4.75mm to 9.75 x 8.52 x 8.02mm, joined by briolette diamonds, completed by a marquise-shaped and brilliant-cut diamond-set clasp, the diamonds together weighing approximately 15.50 carats, mounted in platinum, length approximately 410mm.

ESTIMATE 500,000 - 600,000 HKD

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1915

PROPERTY OF A LADY JADEITE BANGLE
The circular band of emerald green colour throughout and good translucency. Inner diameter, width amd thickness approximately 57.35 x 8.25 x 8.45mm respectively.

ESTIMATE

950,000 - 1,500,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade &Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ51708, dated 2 August 2010, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1931

ANOTHER PROPERTY EMERALD AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, TIFFANY & CO.
Composed of five strands of graduated emerald and diamond beads, to a stylised geometric clasp set with brilliant-cut diamonds, the emeralds and diamonds together weighing approximately 131.82 and 72.50 carats respectively, mounted in platinum, signed and numbered 16928194, length approximately 440mm.

ESTIMATE 1,000,000 - 1,200,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by GRS report numbered GRS2010-081377, dated 12 August 2010, stating that the emerald beads are natural, majority of Colombian origin, with None to Minor clarity enhancement.

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1959

ANOTHER PROPERTY STAR SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, VERDURA
Centring on a cabochon star sapphire weighing 48.04 carats, embraced by a pavé-set brilliant-cut diamond support, the diamonds together weighing approximately 1.50 carats, mounted in platinum, signed.

ESTIMATE 1,200,000 - 1,500,000 HKD

LITERATURE 'Verdura The life and work of a master jeweler' by Patricia Corbett, p. 154.

CATALOGUE NOTE Ring size: 6

Accompanied by Gübelin report numbered 9701437, dated 14 February 1997, stating that the 48.04 carat sapphire is natural, of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of thermal treatment.

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1973

ANOTHER PROPERTY PARAÌBA TOURMALINE AND DIAMOND PENDANT NECKLACE
Centring on an oval paraìba tourmaline weighing 44.99 carats, to a stylised frame set with circular-cut diamonds, completed by a double link-chain spectacle-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, the diamonds together weighing approximately 3.70 carats, mounted in platinum, length approximately 400 to 450mm.

ESTIMATE 1,400,000 - 1,600,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by Gübelin report numbered 0610136, dated 19 October 2006, stating that the 44.99 carat tourmaline is natural. This colour variety may also be called "Paraìba tourmaline" in the trade.

Magnificent Jewels &Jadeite
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) | 6 Oct 2010, 2:30 PM &5:30 PM | HK0330

LOT 1980

ANOTHER PROPERTY FINE JADEITE, DIAMOND, BLACK DIAMOND AND RUBY PENDANT
The highly translucent jadeite 'bi' pendant of emerald green colour, decorated by rondelles set with pavé-set black and brilliant-cut diamonds, accented by a facetted ruby bead, accompanied by a black cord, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length approximately 880mm. Disc approximately 31.13 x 5.07 x 5.43mm.

ESTIMATE

2,000,000 - 3,000,000 HKD

CATALOGUE NOTE Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade &Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ51709, dated 2 August 2010, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

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