In very good condition. The emerald was tested in the mounting, but the approximate carat weight based on the measurements in the catalogue is approximately 4.65 carats. The emerald is medium-deep, richly saturated, slightly bluish green and more lively than it appears in the printed catalogue. Lightly to moderately included and presenting a highly crystalline appearance. There are minute nicks at the facet junctions but the emerald remains in very good condition. The diamonds are approximately H-I color, VS clarity. The shank with some minor scratching due to wear. Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 44029 stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, clarity, enhancement: insignificant to faint, type: traditional. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. 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. Illustrations in the catalogue may not be actual size. Prospective purchasers are reminded that, unless the catalogue description specifically states that a stone is natural, we have assumed that some form of treatment may have been used and that such treatment may not be permanent. Our presale estimates reflect this assumption. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.