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Auction: Fine Pens & Watches
was auctioned on: 17 January 2019
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LOIMINCHAY Forbidden City PURPLE JADE & 18K GOLD Ltd Fountain Pen

Estimate: US$35,000 - US$45,000
Price realised:  US$31,200
Lot number 578, Views: 62

High-grade purple jade barrel and cap with elaborately hand-carved high relief Chinese dragon motif over 18K solid gold. The two carved dragons are modeled upon the nine dragons on the Imperial marble pavement in the Forbidden City Palace. A massive, weighty and spectacular instrument. 171mm. Medium 18K two-tone gold nib engraved with dragon motif. Outer box, inner box, brocaded silk pen pouch, limitation card, certificate stating that the aside from carving and polishing, the high-grade purple jade has never been treated nor has color additive been added. Limited Edition: 5/5. Excellent condition, not inked.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Fine Pens & Watches
Date of the auction: 17 Jan 2019
Address: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
[email protected] · +1 (0)415 9892665 · +1 (0)415 9891664