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Thu, Aug 18, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 99

Chinese Jade or Hardstone Silver and Amber Necklace

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

possibly Qing dynasty, amber round beads set onto a silver frame, supporting a rectangular silver enameled buckle, signed on reverse, a carved jade plaque with symbol and flowering vines and bats, set in a gilt silver mount with floral decoration, signed on reverse, necklace, 8-7/8 in. wide; gilt jade plaque, 4 x 3-1/2 in.; set in a shadow box Lucite and wooden frame, 19 x 23 in.

Note: Under blacklight the amber beads appear an opaque yellowish green color (please see photos.) The plaque tests as Jadeite on the Presidium Gem Tester II.

Provenance: Briskin Antiques, Fran Weiss Gallery (label for $2,600); Private Collection, Naples, Florida


crackling to amber, tarnish to silver and gilt