A jadeite laughing Buddha and diamond pendant. Estimate HK$4,200,000 – HK$6,000,000 ($1,500,000-2,300,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015.
Carved as a jadeite laughing Buddha of brilliant emerald green colour and very good translucency, to the brilliant-cut diamond bail, mounted in 18k white gold, Buddha approximately 36.5 x 41.0 x 6.5 mm, pendant 4.7 cm long
Accompanied by report no. KJ89237 dated 9 February 2015 from Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the Buddha is natural jadeite and no polymer is detected
Christie's. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 2 June 2015, Hong Kong