Description: the pale green jade of pistol-grip form with rounded pommel and scroll quillons, decorated with flowering stems of inlaid gold set with emeralds and facet-cut diamonds, featuring a carved emerald crest
Dimensions: 14.5cm. height.
Condition Report: In good overall conditions, stones bright, some minor encrustation in between stone settings, some of diamonds with minor hairline scratches, as consistent with age and use, as viewed.
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