Accompanied by Gem Research Japan Inc. report no. AR-005629, dated 2011, stating that the oval violet sapphire weighing 11.37 carats, measuring 15.27 x 10.68 x 7.18mm, is of natural origin, with no indications of heating.
Please note that the certificate is dated 2011 and might require an update.
Stamped Pt 900 for platinum, inscribed D314, 0.47 and 11.375, the latter one referring to the carat weigh of the violet sapphire. Sapphire violet, with typical inclusions, some surface-reaching, minor scratches, small nicks to the girdle. For more information on the sapphire, please refer to the gemmological report. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 2.75 - 3.25 carats, on average SI clarity, some I, as gauged and graded in the mount. Minor signs of wear to the metal. In very good condition. Gross weight approximately 14 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."