Lot 245: QING LAPIS LAZULI CHAOZHU COURT NECKLACE
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Carved Lapis-Lazuli Chinese court necklace, ChaoZhu beads. 19th C., Qing Dynasty court necklace comprised of well strung 108 natural round shape lapis-lazuli beads accented by four larger carved agate beads bordered with smaller green jadeite beads. Encircled toward the center agate Fotou connecting to a golden-yellow ribbon suspending oval shaped quartz crystal pendant, followed by the central back-cloud (BeiYun) quartz crystal gourd shaped pendant. Additional three strings of ten agate beads each suspending a similar quartz crystal pendants, with floral bead caps.
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Dimensions: Dimension: 48-1/2" L
Medium: lapis-lazuli, agate, enamel
Date: Qing Dynasty