Icy jadeite bead and lavender jadeite necklace. Photo courtesy Sotheby's.

Composed of ninety-one graduated highly translucent icy jadeite beads, completed by a clasp set with an oval jadeite cabochon of intense lavender tone, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length approximately 880mm. Icy jadeite beads approximately 11.46mm to 7.39mm; lavender jadeite cabochon approximately 14.33 x 10.80 x 6.56mm. Estimation 120,000 — 160,000 HKD. Lot. Vendu 162,500 HKD

Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificates numbered SJ 64530 and SJ 65431, dated 4 February 2013, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as “A jade”.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite. Hong Kong | 08 avr. 2013 - www.sothebys.com