Lot 1660. Translucent intense lavender jadeite 'huaigu' and diamond pendant necklace. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,220,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2011.

The jadeite huaigu of translucent intense lavender colour, surmounted by brilliant-cut diamonds, accompanied by a link chain decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat blackened gold,length approximately 400 to 420mm.

Huaigu approximately 25.40 x 23.01 x 10mm.

Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ57457, dated 16 February 2011, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade". 

Sotheby's. Jewels and Jadeite, Hong Kong, 06 Apr 2011