Lot 458
  • 458

Exceptional Platinum, Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Estimate
4,000,000 - 5,000,000 USD
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Description

  • sapphire
Centering a square emerald-cut sapphire weighing 28.18 carats, framed by 32 tapered baguette diamonds, size 8, the mounting by Oscar Heyman & Brothers.

Provenance

Sotheby's New York, October 19, 1983, Magnificent Jewelry, lot 384.

Condition

In very good condition. The sapphire is a bright, richly saturated, blue with the velvety look that characterizes quality Kashmir sapphires. It is eye-clean with a few minute nicks to the facet junctions and at one corner by the girdle. For a more complete description of the color and clarity, please refer to AGL report no. CS 59661. The diamonds are approximately F-H color, VS clarity. Fitted with an inner sizing band. Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 59661 stating that the sapphire is of Classic Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating, with an Exceptional Total Quality Integration Rating. Accompanied by G├╝belin report no. 14030082 stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating.
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.

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 59661 stating that the sapphire is of Classic Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating, with an Exceptional Total Quality Integration Rating.

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 14030082 stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating.