French maker's mark for Senez, 122 Grand-Rue, 76200 Dieppe. French assay mark and stamped 750 for 18 carat gold. Inscribed R 17.32, BC 4.32 and BR 5.56, referring to the stated carat weight of the cabochon ruby, to the total carat weight of the heart-shaped diamonds and to the total carat weight of the brilliant-cut diamonds, respectively. Cabochon ruby stated to weigh 17.32 carats, measuring approximately 16.10 x 13.80 x 7.94mm, translucent, with typical surface-reaching inclusions, scratches, small nicks and chips, one cavity to the reverse. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 9.00 - 10.00 carats, on average G-I colour, VS-SI clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount. Minor signs of wear to the metal. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 15 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."