Qing dynasty The semi-translucent stone worked in the form of a bat feasting on a peach with leaves in high relief, all mounted on a gold linked-chain interspersed with thirteen smaller stones, fastened at the end with a further mounted tourmaline buckle with a safety chain. 4cm long
Peach-shaped pendants similar to the current lot have been crafted in various materials. For an example of a moulded purple glass imitating amethyst peach-shaped pendant in the Palace Museum, see Luster of Autumn Water. Glass of the Qing Imperial Workshop, Beijing, 2005, p.312, pl.136.
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