A tourmaline pendant with gold necklace Qing dynasty, 80 - 120 NB gold (CHECK)
Lot 365
A tourmaline pendant Qing dynasty
HK$ 80,000 - 120,000
US$ 10,000 - 15,000

Lot Details
A tourmaline pendant  Qing dynasty
A tourmaline pendant
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

Footnotes

  • 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.

    清 碧璽墜頸鏈

    頸鏈以桃形碧璽為墜,上刻有桃葉紋,並保留碧璽本身天然形態,鏈以間飾金環及碧璽粒,環環相扣,製作精美。
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