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  • Catalogue Essay

    This jadeite plaque of exceptional translucency is carved on both sides with a badger and a magpie. Since the Chinese characters of these two animals and the words 'joy' and 'happiness' are homophonic, this carving motif symbolizes great bliss in Chinese culture.


A Carved Jadeite and Diamond Pendent Necklace, Circa Republican Period

Length approximately 500mm

HK$80,000 - 110,000 

Sold for HK$231,250

Contact Specialist
Terry Chu
Head of Jewellery, Asia, Senior Director
+852 2318 2038

Jewels & Jadeite

Hong Kong Auction 27 November 2017