Lot 1778
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Spring Auction: Silver, Jewellery & Watches
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The Sleeping Lion Pearl

Of Chinese origin, assumed to have been formed during the Qianglong Emperor's reign, most likely between 1700 and 1760 .

A natural baroque-shaped freshwater pearl, weighing 2373 grains, being the largest freshwater blister pearl documented to date. In purpose made gilt brass case.

Please note: The Sleeping Lion Pearl will only be on display at Pulchri Studio, Lange Voorhout 15, The Hague. Viewing days: Saturday 26 May, Sunday 27 May, Monday 28 May, 12 noon - 4 pm

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE SEE THE EXTENDED CATALOGUE: https://venduehuis.com/gallery/106/

Pearl: approx. 70x43x39 mm., case: 74x54x47 mm.


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