Lot 2391. A tourmaline and aquamarine rosary-bracelet, shou chuan, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 13¾ in. (35 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 225,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012
The rosary-bracelet comprises eighteen large pink tourmaline beads, divided by two small aquamarine beads, a larger central bead and a double-gourd bead suspending a rounded rectangular aquamarine plaque carved with peaches, lingzhi and a bat, terminating in two tourmaline drop-shaped beads, spaced with clusters of seed pearls, box.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 28 November 2012