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  • Catalogue Essay

    Pineapple is a tropical fruit indigenous to South America and was introduced to Asia as early as the 18th century. Due to its golden yellow appearance, it was often associated with great wealth and is given auspicious name by various cultures. In Minnan, for example, it is named the yellow pear, pronounced as wang lai, which translates to ‘prosperity comes’.

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An Auspicious Yellow Sapphire and Diamond 'Pineapple' Pendant

Estimate
HK$40,000 - 60,000 
$5,000-7,500

Sold for HK$127,500

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

Jewels and Jadeite

Hong Kong Auction 26 November 2018