Accompanied by SSEF report no.73433 stating that the cabochon sapphire weighing approximately 20 carats and measuring approximately 13.55 x 12.35 x 10.80mm, is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating, 'royal blue' colour.
Sapphire weighing 17.39 carats, blue of strong saturation, 'royal blue' colour, with very good transparency, some minor typical inclusions visible under 10 x magnification, minor scratches. For more information on the sapphire, please refer to the SSEF report. Diamonds bright and lively, two small diamonds deficient. Scratches to the metal consistent with normal use, evidence of resizing. Circa 1930. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 7 grams. "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. 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."