A pair of ruby chopsicks and a diamond mandarin and pear salt and pepper shaker set

The chopsticks engraved with abstract design, reverse-set with circular-cut rubies, accompanied by a pear and mandarin salt and pepper shaker each reverse-set with a brilliant-cut diamond, mounted in silver-topped gold and silver, chopstick length 22.1cm, mandarin dimensions 6.3 x 5.0cm, pear dimensions 5.5 x 7.0cm. (3) Sold for HK$36,000

Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com