Lot 3159. A jadeite 'lingzhi' pendant, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 1 ¾ in. (4.5 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd
The pendant is carved and pierced with lingzhi borne on scrolling branches and broad leaves. The stone is of a bright-apple green tone with some areas deepening to a darker green.
A gemmological certificate from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory Limited confirms the present lot is natural green jadeite.