21 avril 2022

Christie’s Hong Kong presents Magnificent Jewels Spring Auction Highlights

An Exceptional Jadeite Bead Necklace. Estimate: HK$55 million – 85 million/ US$7 million – 11 million. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2022. Hong Kong – On 25 May, Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels will host its highly-anticipated Spring live auction, presenting more than 170 lots of extraordinary and rare treasures, ranging from exquisite jadeites, dazzling coloured and colourless diamonds, sensational rubies, emeralds and sapphires, to wondrous natural pearls. Leading the sale is an exceptional Jadeite Bead Necklace... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2017

A jadeite bead necklace

Lot 1926. A jadeite bead necklace. Estimate HKD 5,200,000 - HKD 8,000,000 (US$650,000-1,000,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Composed of sixty-three graduated jadeite beads, measuring approximately 8.0 to 11.0 mm, alternating with sixty-three lavender jadeite beads, measuring approximately 8.7 to 11.2 mm, necklace 126.5 cm   Accompanied by two report nos. KJ95118(1,3) and KJ95118(2) dated 20 March 2017 from Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the beads are natural jadeite... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2014

A jadeite and diamond necklace

A jadeite and diamond necklace. Photo Bonhams. Comprising one hundred and twenty-three graduated intense emerald green jadeite beads, measuring approximately 4.2-8.0mm, interspersed with diamond rondelles, to a floral clasp centering a rose-cut diamond, within a brilliant and marquise-cut diamond surround, diamonds approximately 8.25 carats total, necklace length 86.5cm. Estimate HK$ 1.3 million - 1.6 million (€120,000 - 150,000) Accompanied by a Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory report stating that the selected natural... [Lire la suite]
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21 février 2014

Sotheby's Hong Kong unveils the world's greatest jadeite bead necklace of supreme historical importance

An Exceptional Jadeite Bead Necklace of Extreme Importance Formerly in the Collection of Barbara Hutton. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong presents The Hutton-Mdivani Necklace, the Greatest Jadeite Bead Necklace of Historical Importance (Expected to fetch in excess of HK$100 million / US$12.8 million*), at its Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale to take place on 7 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Hutton-Mdivani Necklace has the most illustrious provenance spanning members of... [Lire la suite]
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29 septembre 2013

Two jadeite bead necklaces, circa Republican period

Two jadeite bead necklaces, circa Republican period. Photo: Sotheby's Comprising two necklaces, each composed of one hundred and twenty-seven graduated jadeite beads of emerald green colour and fine translucency, completed by a gold clasp, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, length approximately 755mm and 795mm respectively. Jadeite beads approximately 10.15mm to 3.45mm. Estimation  22,000,000 — 30,000,000 HKD Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificates numbered KJ 81190(1-5) and... [Lire la suite]
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25 mai 2013

Important Jadeite Bead Necklace

Important Jadeite Bead Necklace. Photo courtesy Tiancheng International Auctioneer Limited Composed of thirty-five graduated emerald green jadeite beads of high translucency, completed by a spherical diamond-set clasp. Jadeite beads measuring from approximately 14.99 to 14.97mm. Mounted in 18 karat white gold. Length approximately 55.2cm. Estimate US$1,950,000 - 2,600,000 Accompanied by Hong Kong Gems Laboratory report numbered GL78259 dated 22 April 2013, stating that the jadeite bead is natural, known in the trade as... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2013

A Magnificent and Historic Imperial Jadeite Bead Necklace, Qing Dynasty

A Magnificent and Historic Imperial Jadeite Bead Necklace, Qing Dynasty - Photo Sotheby's The single-strand composed of 30 jadeite beads of uniform size, measuring approximately 13.44 to 13.32 mm., the translucent stones of brilliant emerald green color, some suffused with areas of paler hue, the silver clasp of later date centering a round star sapphire flanked by 2 translucent pear-shaped emerald cabochons, length 19¾ inches. Lot Sold: 1,986,500 USD THE PROPERTY OF A DIRECT DESCENDANT OF OEI TIONG HAM ... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2012

HONG KONG.- A model displays a rare jadeite bead necklace during an auction preview in Hong Kong on October 31, 2012. The rare jadeite bead necklace is expected to fetch 10 million USD when it goes under the hammer on Novermber 28. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey.
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02 juin 2010

A magnificent jadeite bead and star ruby necklace

A magnificent jadeite bead and star ruby necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Comprising fifty-one jadeite beads of even vivid emerald green colour and glassy translucency, measuring from 9.80 to 11.18 mm, to the star ruby clasp weighing 8.80 carats, mounted in 18k rose gold, necklace 62.5 cm long - Est. HK$50,000,000 - HK$80,000,000 Price Realized HK$56,660,000 Accompanied by report no. KJ48492(1-8) dated 25 March 2010 from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the beads are natural jadeite and no... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2010

The sensational Ten leads Christie’s Hong Kong sale of exquisite jewels this spring

Lot 2488. A magnificent jadeite bead and star ruby necklace. Estimate: HK$50-80 million/US$6.4-10 million. Sold for HK$ 56,660,000 / US$ 7,275,144 / £ 5,020,076 / € 5,932,302 to Asian Private. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Hong Kong - Christie’s are proud to announce ‘The Sensational Six’, a selection of six superlative gems which will draw the eyes of the jewellery world to Hong Kong on June 1, 2010. Each the best of its type, these jewels present serious gem collectors with a remarkable opportunity... [Lire la suite]