Accompanied by SSEF report no. 77374, dated 10 November 2014, stating that the oval sapphire stated to weigh 16.46 carats, calculated to weigh approximately 16 carats, measuring approximately 16.35 x 10.50 x 9.85mm, is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.
Please note that the report is dated 2014 and might require an update. Please also note that Sotheby's is not responsible for the accuracy of any estimated weights provided by gemmological certificates.
French assay mark and stamped OR 750 for 18 carat gold. Inscribed S 16.46, referring to the stated carat weight of the sapphire, and B 3.19, referring to the stated total carat weight for the diamonds. Sapphire blue of medium strong saturation, with typical inclusions visible under close inspection. For more information on the sapphire, please refer to the SSEF report. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 2.75 - 3.25 carats, on average G-H colour, VS-SI clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount. Evidence of light wear to the metal, small signs of tarnish. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 11 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."