Ear clips signed M. Gérard, numbered 3923. French maker's mark for Vassort, 34 rue Saint-Etienne, 75001 Paris. French assay marks and stamped 750 for 18 carat gold. Sapphires well matched in colour, blue of medium strong saturation, with typical surface reaching inclusions, abrasions and chips. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 7.00 - 9.00 carats, on average G-H colour, VS clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount. Signs of normal wear to the metal. In very good condition.
Tiara stamped 750 for 18 carat gold. Sapphires well matched in colour, blue of medium strong saturation, with typical surface reaching inclusions, chips and abrasions. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 18.00 - 22.00 carats, on average H-J colour, VS clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount. Little signs of wear to the metal. In very 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."