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Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 53

17 Piece Chinese Jade Jewelry Group

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Gold vermeil silver filigree brooch with octagonal shaped piece of jade engraved with Chinese characters. Seven rings. Two with floral cut shapes of stone (sized 6 3/4 and 6 respectively). The smaller of these is in a sterling silver setting and band, the other, gold vermeil. Two vermeilrings, one with miniature carving of a rabbit and the other of a bird. Three simple jade rings. All size 6 3/4. One oval shaped cut of jade ring measuring 4 1/2. One pair of earrings with three interconnected loops of jade each. One pendant to match. One pair of earrings, each with a single round bead of jade. One loose earring with two interconnected loops of jade. One loose Hei tiki abstraction earring. One small pendant carved in the image of palm leaves. All hand carved, age varies, but some much older than others. Combined weight of items: 2.77 ozt (86.1 g). From the carefully curated collection of a Pan Am flight attendant, in service between the years of 1954 and 1984. Her many travels took her through Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the South Pacific. Keywords: Asia, Asian, China, Chinese, Maori, New Zealand, jewelry, fashion, costume, accessories, gems, gemstones, Ice Jade, Apple Green