Lot 3173. A miniature jadeite 'ruyi and persimmon' pendant; 1 3/8 in. (3.6 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 300,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.
The pendant is shaped as a small sceptre, the ruyi-shaped head highlighted by the orange-red part of the stone, the shaft in vivid apple-green, intertwined by a stem bearing two persimmon fruits.
Note: An identification report from Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory Limited confirms that the present lot is natural green jadeite.