Very Fine Icy Jadeite 'Laughing Buddha' and Diamond Pendant
The jadeite of very fine translucency and soft green colour, suffused with intense emerald green streaks, carved as a 'laughing Buddha', surmounted by a brilliant-cut diamond-set hoop, completed by an adjustable black cord decorated with circular-cut rubies together weighing approximately 1.90 carats and brilliant-cut diamond-set rondelles, mounted in 18 karat white and blackened gold. Laughing Buddha measuring approximately 51.81 x 51.13 x 14.06mm. This lot contains jadeite or rubies originating in Burma (also known as Myanmar) and also articles of jewellery containing such gemstones may not be imported into the U.S. With respect to items containing any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g. sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S. provided that the gemstones were mounted or incorporated into articles of jewellery outside of Burma as long as the setting is not of a temporary nature. Loose gemstones of any type originating in Burma may not be imported into the U.S. In this regard, purchaser’s inability to import any item into the U.S. or any other country as a result of these or other restrictions shall not justify a cancellation of the sale or any delay in payment.