Accompanied by GCS report no. 5777-9923, stating that a sample of rubies were found to be of Burmese origin, with no indications of heat treatment.
French assay mark for platinum at both ends of clasp. Indistinct maker's mark stamped on side of central section of bracelet. Rubies deep purplish red, transparent, minor typical inclusions visible under magnification, a few surface-reaching, estimated total ruby weight approximately 65.00 - 85.00 carats. Diamonds bright and lively, estimated total diamond weight approximately 11.00-13.00 carats, diamonds estimated to be approximately H-I colour, VS clarity on average. Bracelet partially articulated, clasp secure. Bracelet width approximately 28mm at widest point, gross weight approximately 91 grams. Very light scratches to surfaces consistent with wear. 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."