The design of these ear clips is inspired by the famed print 'Beneath the wave off Kanagawa', from the series 'Thirty six views of Mount Fuji', by the Japanese ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai (circa 1760 - 1849).
French assay marks for 18 carat gold to base of ear clips and clip fittings, additionally stamped 750 to reverse of top of wave. Each signed Chaumet Paris and numbered 151472 to reverse of top of wave. Maker's marks S B with amphora, possibly for Serge Bouder, on clip fittings. Sapphires mid blue, transparent, with typical inclusions visible under magnification. Diamonds bright and lively, estimated total diamond weight approximately 5.00 - 6.00 carats. Clip fittings secure. Light scratches consistent with wear. Overall dimensions approximately 29 x 29mm. In 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. 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."