Accompanied by The Gem & Pearl Laboratory report no 07749, stating that the pearls were found to be natural, saltwater.
Pearls measuring approximately 8.9 x 7.2mm and 9.0 x 7.4mm, slightly baroque, dull to medium lustre, some surface pitting, light rosé overtones. Estimated total diamond weight approximately 1.00 - 1.20 carats, stones bright and lively, one stone with surface reaching cleavage. Well articulated. Clasp fittings secure. Abrasions to mounts consistent with wear. In good condition. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones and to the Notice regarding import of Burmese jadeite and rubies into the US. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."