Lot 2
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Sapphire ring, Suzanne Belperron, 1960

Estimate
32,000 - 42,000 CHF
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Description

  • Suzanne Belperron
  • Gold, sapphires
Collet-set with an octagonal and two hexagonal sapphires, size 45, French assay and maker's marks.

Literature

Cf: Sylvie Raulet and Olivier Baroin, Suzanne Belperron, Italy, 2011, pg. 310, illustration 45, for a sketch of a similar ring by Suzanne Belperron.

Condition

Please note that Sotheby's is not responsible for the accuracy of any estimated weights provided by gemmological certificates. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 79212, stating that the sapphire measuring approximately 13.00 x 12.90 x 7.75mm and weighing approximately 13.0 carats, shows no indications of heating and that due to the setting the origin of this sapphire cannot be conclusively determined; together with G├╝belin report no. 15040242, stating that the sapphire measuring approximately 12.9 x 12.0 x 7.7mm, shows no indications of heating; and a certificate from Olivier Baroin. French maker's mark for Darde & Fils, French assay mark for 18 carat gold, mounted in yellow gold. Central sapphire blue of medium strong saturation, clean to the naked eye, with colour zoning and very minor abrasions visible under magnification; for further details on the central stone, please refer to the gemmological reports. The two hexagonal sapphires blue of medium saturation, with typical inclusions, a few surface reaching visible under magnification. Signs of normal wear to the metal consistent with age and use. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 15 grams.
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