Black jadeite 'Guan Yin' and diamond pendant and matching ring-pendant. Photo Sotheby's
The semi-translucent black jadeite carved as a Guan Yin, holding a lotus flower, decorated by a halo set with brilliant-cut diamonds; and a ring set with a pear-shaped jadeite cabochon of matching colour and translucency, framed by brilliant-cut diamonds extending to the shoulders, pendant fitting; mounted in 18 karat white gold. (2); Guan Yin approximately 47.95 x 32.55 x 11.23mm; cabochon approximately 22.95 x 13.35 x 6.45mm. Ring size: 6½. Estimate 50,000 — 80,000 HKD - Lot Sold 87,500 HKD
Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate numbered SJ31078 and SJ31077, dated 19 July 2011, stating that the jadeites are natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".
Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite. Hong Kong | 05 Oct 2011 -www.sothebys.com