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Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
Oct 19, 2023
one carved dragon head jade, approx. 21.0 x 12.5mm, stamped "MING'S 14k", 14kt. yellow gold, ring sz. 5-1/2, 7.6 grams; one carved jade pendant, approx. 1 - 1/8 x 1 in., 52 round jade beads, approx. 7.5 - 8.0mm, 54 14kt. yellow gold beads, approx. 3.0mm, stamped "14k 585", 14kt. yellow gold, hidden box with safety clasp, length 22 in., 71.6 grams; one jade disc, approx. 2 in. diameter, stamped "14k 585", 14kt. yellow gold, 22.5 grams
Provenance: Estate of Betty Young Segal, Charleston, South Carolina
Note: The ring tested as Nephrite on the Presidium Gem Tester II and the carved pendant, beads and disc tested as Jadeite on the Presidium Gem Tester II.
ring has obvious wear on metal, beads are not knotted in between, thread is loose, metal is slightly tarnished and bent in the middle of the disc
Estate of Betty Young Segal, Charleston, South Carolina
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