The Apple Blossom Egg, also known as the Jade Chest Egg, was originally a gift from Alexander Kelch to his wife Barbara in 1901. In 1920, it was one of the six Kelch Eggs sold to A La Vielle Russe, Paris. In 1928, it was sold to an unknown buyer in the US. It remained in a private collection until 1994, when it was sold by Christie’s,to an anonymous Russian buyer. In November 1996, it was sold by Sotheby’s to Adulf Peter Goop. In 2012, Goop donated the egg to the people of Liechtenstein.
Carved Natural Lavender and Green Jade, Pearl and Diamond Necklace. This opulent and exotic pendant necklace from the 1980s features a thick and substantial carved jadeite plaque, measuring 2 3/8 by 1 5/8 inches, which graduates in color from pale green to apple green and lavender. The carving captures a swooping bird in flight against a background of blossoming flora. The high luster 8-8.5 mm. cultured pearl and diamond necklace is in 18K yellow gold
“JEWEL OF HEAVEN“ Jadeite Imperial Jade of the finest quality (Burmese Jadeite) seems to glow from the inside. The area of Hpakan in the Myitkyina District of northern Burma (Myanmar) is the sole source for the highly appreciated Imperial Jade.
JADE AND DIAMOND LORGNETTE AND CHAIN, CIRCA 1920. The hinged spectacles contained within a case set with a disc of apple green jade, the handle composed of a jade cylinder, set with 59 old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 6.50 carats, mounted in platinum, signed N, supported on a platinum chain of fancy links decorated with another jade cylinder, the terminals set with single-cut diamonds, length approximately 33 inches.