Two jadeite pendants. Late Qing dynasty. Photo Sotheby's

each of attractive emerald-green color, one pierced and carved in relief on one side with a phoenix perched on rockwork beside a cluster of bamboo, the reverse depicting a recumbent qilin; the second pierced and carved on both sides with chilong clambering around a bi disc (2); lengths 2 3/8 in., 6 cm and 2 1/4 in., 5.7 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 56,250 USD

Property from the descendants of Robert E. and Katharine Chew Tod

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 23 Mar 11. New York www.sothebys.com