Turquoise blue and greenish blue with typical inclusions including some matrix, and a few minor chips. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 45.00 - 50.00 carats, on average H - L colour, SI clarity, as gauged and graded in the mounting. Signs of normal wear to the metal consistent with age and use, some tarnish consistent with age. Clasp secure; clasp with spring mechanism allowing the choker to stretch by a few millimetres. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 173 grams. Case stamped J & P. Bapst & Fils, Joailliers, 25 Rue du Faub 9 St. Honoré, Paris; exterior cover stamped with the crown of a marquess and the monogram M.C. "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."