Nephrite, rock crystal and onyx 'Swan' bowl, circa 1960, Van Cleef & Arpels. photo courtesy Sotheby's
Composed of carved nephrite, embellished by a swan of textured gold, the wings of carved rock crystal, accented by an onyx-set beak, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, signed and numbered 124271 S.A. Dimensions approximately 190 x 150 x 80mm. Estimate 65,000—120,000 HKD. Lot Sold 275,000 HKD
Accompanied by a fitted signed box.
Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, 06 Oct 10, Hong Kong www.sothebys.com